Let's Be Frank Episode 22

A Fairytale Beginning Pt. 1

 with Dr. Abigail Fine

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This week Dr. Franklin sits down with Dr. Abigail Fine for part one of an interview about Fairy Tales, from their origins in the 17th century to the modern world. 

This episode's guest...

Abigail Fine recently completed her PhD in Comparative Literature from Queen Mary University of London. Her dissertation, ‘Fantastic Transformations: The Evolution of Fairy Godparents in British and American Adaptations of Cinderella, 1922-2021,’ focuses on the magical helper character in film and literary adaptations of Cinderella. Her research interests include fairy tale adaptations, fashion and costume studies, and children’s and Young Adult literature. She holds an MA in History from The College of William and Mary, and an MA in English Literature from Georgetown University