Shoes in Fairy Tales

There are a lot of iconic objects to be found in fairy tales – Rapunzel’s hair that can stretch down the side of a tower, or the woodsman’s ax that dispatched the Big Bad Wolf.

But when it comes to what looms large in fairy tales, it’s often something that steps lightly beneath our notice – shoes. That’s right, shoes take center stage in many of our favorite fairy tales.

Rebecca-Anne Do Rozario, an adjunct research fellow at Monash University and expert in fictional footwear spoke with Sam Baran about shoes, shoes and more shoes.

 

https://theconversation.com/from-tech-to-fetish-shoes-in-fairy-tales-are-a-mark-of-status-93948

DATE POSTED
Thursday 23rd of August, 2018
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