Rosalía de Castro's El caballero de las botas azules and Charles Perrault's Le chat botté : Parody, Critique and a New Social (Dis)order.

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  • Author(s): Kana, Aviva
  • Source:
    Hispanic Review. Spring2019, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p209-228. 20p. 1 Black and White Photograph.
  • Document Type:
    Article
  • Additional Information
    • Subject Terms:
    • Abstract:
      This article examines Rosalía de Castro's novel El caballero de las botas azules as a creative parody of Charles Perrault's Le chat botté. In it, I argue that the novel demonstrates de Castro's radical ideas about gender roles and the stagnation of 19th-century Castilian society through its dialogue with Perrault's tale, showing how de Castro's novel is an inverted parody of Perrault's fairy tale that advocates for societal change instead of protecting the status quo. The parody becomes clearer through de Castro's ironic recreation of the characters from Puss in Boots, transforming them into transgressive figures that interrogate traditional ideas of masculinity and femininity. The novel also parodies the moralistic tone of fairy tales by insisting that people need to "bell the cat" and address toxic social norms head on, essentially promoting the idea of revolution. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • Lexile:
      1360
    • Full Text Word Count:
      8205
    • ISSN:
      0018-2176
    • Accession Number:
      10.1353/hir.2019.0011
    • Accession Number:
      136209104
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      KANA, A. Rosalía de Castro’s El caballero de las botas azules and Charles Perrault’s Le chat botté : Parody, Critique and a New Social (Dis)order. Hispanic Review, [s. l.], v. 87, n. 2, p. 209, 2019. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 19 ago. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Kana A. Rosalía de Castro’s El caballero de las botas azules and Charles Perrault’s Le chat botté : Parody, Critique and a New Social (Dis)order. Hispanic Review. 2019;87(2):209. doi:10.1353/hir.2019.0011.
    • APA:
      Kana, A. (2019). Rosalía de Castro’s El caballero de las botas azules and Charles Perrault’s Le chat botté : Parody, Critique and a New Social (Dis)order. Hispanic Review, 87(2), 209. https://doi.org/10.1353/hir.2019.0011
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Kana, Aviva. 2019. “Rosalía de Castro’s El Caballero de Las Botas Azules and Charles Perrault’s Le Chat Botté : Parody, Critique and a New Social (Dis)Order.” Hispanic Review 87 (2): 209. doi:10.1353/hir.2019.0011.
    • Harvard:
      Kana, A. (2019) ‘Rosalía de Castro’s El caballero de las botas azules and Charles Perrault’s Le chat botté : Parody, Critique and a New Social (Dis)order’, Hispanic Review, 87(2), p. 209. doi: 10.1353/hir.2019.0011.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Kana, A 2019, ‘Rosalía de Castro’s El caballero de las botas azules and Charles Perrault’s Le chat botté : Parody, Critique and a New Social (Dis)order’, Hispanic Review, vol. 87, no. 2, p. 209, viewed 19 August 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Kana, Aviva. “Rosalía de Castro’s El Caballero de Las Botas Azules and Charles Perrault’s Le Chat Botté : Parody, Critique and a New Social (Dis)Order.” Hispanic Review, vol. 87, no. 2, Spring 2019, p. 209. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1353/hir.2019.0011.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Kana, Aviva. “Rosalía de Castro’s El Caballero de Las Botas Azules and Charles Perrault’s Le Chat Botté : Parody, Critique and a New Social (Dis)Order.” Hispanic Review 87, no. 2 (Spring 2019): 209. doi:10.1353/hir.2019.0011.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Kana A. Rosalía de Castro’s El caballero de las botas azules and Charles Perrault’s Le chat botté : Parody, Critique and a New Social (Dis)order. Hispanic Review [Internet]. 2019 Spring [cited 2019 Aug 19];87(2):209. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=f5h&AN=136209104