Marvels & Tales Volume 28, Number 2, Fall 2014
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
Desire and Desirability in Villeneuve and Leprince de Beaumont's "Beauty and the Beast"
The Fairy as Hero(ine) and Author: Representations of Female Power in Murat's "Le Turbot"
Melissa A. Hofmann
Devilish Dynamics: Fairy Tale, Dream Art, and Dance in E. T. A. Hoffmann's "New Year's Eve Adventure"
Val Scullion and Marion Treby
East Meets West: Hannā Diyāb and The Thousand and One Nights
Ruth B. Bottigheimer
Home Is Where the Self Is: Monodrama, Journey Play Structure, and the Modernist Fairy Tale
"Oh, how hard it is to play the translator's game": Translating Orality in the Grimms' "Rumpelstiltskin"
Jan van Collie
Quantifying the Grimm Corpus: Transgressive and Transformative Bodies in the Grimms' Fairy Tales
Texts and Translations
"How Corn Maiden Lost Her Corn," as Told by Haciano Felipe to Karl Theodor Preuss
Translated by James Erekson
German Popular Stories by Brothers Grimm; adapted by Edgar Taylor; ed. Jack Zipes)
Russian Magic Tales from Pushkin to Platonov edited by Robert Chandler
Die Geschichte vom Rotkäppchen: Ursprünge, Analysen, Parodien eines Märchens, 15th ed. by Hans Ritz
Marvelous Transformations: An Anthology of Fairy Tales and Contemporary Critical Perspectives edited by Christine A. Jones and Jennifer Schacker
The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre by Jack Zipes
Jill Terry Rudy
Angela Carter and Decadence: Critical Fictions/Fictional Critiques by Maggie Tonkin
Bloody Murder: The Homicide Tradition in Children's Literature by Michelle Ann Abate
Gossip from the Forest: The Tangled Roots of Our Forests and Fairytales by Sara Maitland
The Faries Return: Or, New Tales for Old compiled by Peter Davies; edited by Maria Tatar
La Llorona / The Crying Woman by Rudolfo Anaya; translated by Enrique Lamadrid
Amadito and the Hero Children / Amadito y los Niños Heroes by Enrique R. Lamadrid
Norma E. Cantú
Magical Books: From the Middle Ages to Middle-Earth (Exhibition at the Bodleian Library, May 23-October 27, 2013)
Magical Tales: Myth, Legend, and Enchantment in Children's Books edited by Carolyne Larrington and Diane Purkiss
H & G directed by Danishka Esterhazy
Angela Carter's Hairy Tales directed by Matthew Woods
Christina Phillips Mattson
Review Essay: "The Incomprehensible Gianni Rodari"
La poetica di Rodari: Utopia del folklore e nonsense by Giulia Massini
L'orecchio verde di Gianni Rodari edited by Stefano Panzarasa
Non solo filastrocche: Rodari e la letteratura del novecento by Mariarosa Rossitto
Lamberto, Lamberto, Lamberto by Gianni Rodari; Translated by Antony Shugar