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When Princess(es) Will Sing: Girls Rock and Alternative Queer Interpretation

Suganuma, K ORCID: 0000-0002-8567-9774 2020 , 'When Princess(es) Will Sing: Girls Rock and Alternative Queer Interpretation', in M Murai and L Cardi (eds.), Re-Orienting the Fairy Tale: Contemporary Adaptations across Cultures , Wayne State University Press, Michigan, USA, pp. 361-382.

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Abstract

With the phenomenal commercial success of the 2013 Disney motionpicture Frozen, "Let It Go," the song from the film, became ubiquitous acrossall media. Having trained in feminist studies and gender studies, however, Iresisted watching Frozen on the assumption that Disney's animated films can be problematic in their representations of gender, race, and ethnicity. Yet, inthe end, I surrendered, unable to ignore the fact that some perceive the film tobe queer, especially in its representation of the character of Princess Elsa.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors/Creators:Suganuma, K
Keywords: Princess Princess, music, fairy tale, queer
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
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