The focus of this Omeka exhibit is to take a look at some of the children's books, with a concentration on Disney, that can be found in Hofstra University's Special Collections. In this exhibit you will find: comparisons between the Disney versions of fairytales and the Brothers Grimm versions, a timeline displaying the progression of Disney fairytales from books to movies, Disney statistics and revenue, where every Disney book and movie is based geographically, and changes in the appearance of Disney books over time. All of the items in this collection help convey the "Disneyfication" of children's books over time as well as Disney's impact on society.
This map shows where each Disney story takes place.
The Disney Books Today collection consists of a physical comparison between Cinderella and Snow White over the years.
This exhibit takes a closer look into Disney literature and the changes in the physical appearacne of the books. Over...
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Thumper and the Seven Dwarfs, published in 1944 by Whitman, from Hofstra University's Special Collections library.
The Arlington Edition of fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm, published in the 1800s by Hurst & Co.
Grimm's Fairy Tales, published in 1961 by P. Hamlyn, found in Hofstra University's Special Collections library.