Marvels & Tales Volume 27, Number 2, Fall 2013
Marvels & Tales is a peer-reviewed journal that is international and multidisciplinary in orientation. The journal publishes scholarly work dealing with the fairy tale in any of its diverse manifestations and contexts. Marvels & Tales provides a central forum for fairy-tale studies by scholars of literature, folklore, gender studies, children’s literature, social and cultural history, anthropology, film studies, ethnic studies, art and music history, and others.'
Table of Contents
Lost Property Fairy Tales: Ogawa Yoko and Higami Kumiko's Transformations of "The Little Mermaid"
"A Fool Will Never be Happy": Kurahashi Yumiko's Retelling of "Snow White"
Envisioning the Invisible: Sex, Species, and Anomaly in Contemporary Japanese Women's Fiction
Oba Minako the Raconteur: Refashioning a Yamauba Tale
Michiko N. Wilson
The Princess, the Witch, and the Fireplace: Yanagi Miwa's Uncanny Restaging of Fairy Tales
(Re)animating Folklore: Raccoon Dogs, Foxes, and Other Supernatural Japanese Citizens in Takahata Isao's Heisei tanuki gassen pompoko
The Yokai in the Database: Supernatural Creatures and Folklore in Manga and Anime
Terayama Shuji and Bluebeard
Steven C. Ridgely
Texts & Translations
Terayama Shuji's Red Riding Hood
Translated by Marc Sebastian-Jones
Tawada Yoko's "The Man with Two Mouths"
Translated by Margaret Mitsutani
Ambiguous Bodies: Reading the Grotesque in Japanese Setsuwa Tales (Michelle Osterfield Li)
Thomas E. McAuley
Pandemonium and Parade: Japanese Monsters and the Culture of Yokai (Michael Dylan Foster)
The Demon at Agi Bridge and Other Japanese Tales (Trans. Burton Watson, ed. Haruo Shirane)
Miracles of Book and Body: Buddhist Textual Culture and Medieval Japan (Charlotte Eubanks)
Janet R. Goodwin
The Fairy Tale and Anime: Traditional Themes, Images, and Symbols at Play on Screen (Dani Cavallaro)
Anime and Its Roots in Early Japanese Monster Art (Zilia Papp)
Shojo to akuma to fushagoya (The Girl Without Hands) and Honmono no fianse (The True Bride) (Olivier Py; dir. Satoshi Miyagi)