Marvels & Tales Volume 19, Number 2, Fall 2005

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Marvels & Tales Volume 19, Number 2

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

Foils and Fakes: The Hydra in Giambattista Basile’s Dragon-Slayer Tale, “Lo mercante”
Suzanne Magnanini

Beauty’s Chambers: Mixed Styles and Mixed Messages in Villeneuve’s Beauty and the Beast
Virginia E. Swain

Whose Talk Is It? Almodóvar and the Fairy Tale in Talk to Her
Adriana Novoa

The Bluebeard Syndrome in Atwood’s Lady Oracle: Fear and Femininity
Shuli Barzilai

Spatial Representation in European Popular Fairy Tales
Alfred Messerli

Texts & Translations

Juan Soldado
Cecilia Böhl de Faber / Translated by Robert M. Fedorchek

Juan Bobo and the Riddling Princess: A Puerto Rican Folktale
William Bernard McCarthy


Critical Exchanges

Buried Treasure or Fairy-Tale Verismo? Framing Sicilian Women’s Stories
Dorothy Noyes

The Idealization of Laura Gonzenbach’s Sicilian Tales and the Misrepresentation of a Project: A Response to Dorothy Noyes
Jack Zipes

Professional Notices


Index to Volume 19 (2005)

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