Marvels & Tales Volume 28, Number 2, Fall 2014

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Marvels & Tales Volume 28, 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


Desire and Desirability in Villeneuve and Leprince de Beaumont's "Beauty and the Beast"
Tatiana Korneeva

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
Kurt Taroff

"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
Jeana Jorgensen

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)
Jennifer Schacker

Russian Magic Tales from Pushkin to Platonov edited by Robert Chandler
Helen Pilinovsky

Die Geschichte vom Rotkäppchen: Ursprünge, Analysen, Parodien eines Märchens, 15th ed. by Hans Ritz
Carmen Nolte

Marvelous Transformations: An Anthology of Fairy Tales and Contemporary Critical Perspectives edited by Christine A. Jones and Jennifer Schacker
Veronica Schanoes

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
Kimberly Lau

Bloody Murder: The Homicide Tradition in Children's Literature by Michelle Ann Abate
Michael Levy

Gossip from the Forest: The Tangled Roots of Our Forests and Fairytales by Sara Maitland
Stephen Benson

The Faries Return: Or, New Tales for Old compiled by Peter Davies; edited by Maria Tatar
Brittany Warman

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
William Gray

H & G directed by Danishka Esterhazy
Kim Snowden

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
Jack Zipes

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