His latest work, The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre, is available now courtesy of Princeton University Press.
I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Mr Zipes about the history and relevance of fairy tales, their enduring appeal, and the influence they have had on the likes of the superhero and horror genres.
Head over to Exquisite Terror to read the interview.
To pick up a copy of Exquisite Terror II, in which I examine the relationship between fairy tales and horror films, go here.
To read about the fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood, its history and the influence it has had on cinema and literature, check out Dark Woods, Red Hoods.