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The Power of a Tale

Stories from the Israel Folktale Archives

Edited by Haya Bar-Itzhak and Idit Pintel-Ginsberg

A collection of over fifty folktales from the Israel Folktale Archives, translated into English with commentaries by thirty- eight prominent contemporary scholars of Jewish folklore.

Hardback
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342084
eBOOK
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342091

Tales in Context

Sefer ha-ma'asim in Medieval Northern France

Rella Kushelevsky
With a historical epilogue by Elisheva Baumgarten

A folkloric research project on Sefer ha-ma’asim.

Hardback
Available September 2017
ISBN: 9780814342718
eBOOK
Available September 2017
ISBN: 9780814342725

The Pleasures of Metamorphosis

Japanese and English Fairy Tale Transformations of "The Little Mermaid"

Lucy Fraser

Analysis of the mermaid in Japanese and English fairy tales through the framework of pleasure.

Paperback
Available June 2017
ISBN: 9780814342442
eBOOK
Available June 2017
ISBN: 9780814342459

Relief after Hardship

The Ottoman Turkish Model for The Thousand and One Days

Ulrich Marzolph

Contributes to the history of Middle Eastern narrative lore and its impact on Western tradition.

Hardback
Available April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342770
eBOOK
Available April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342763

Nuala

A Fable

Kimmy Beach

A giant adolescent puppet becomes self-aware in a dystopian world of love and treachery.

Paperback
Published: March 2017
ISBN: 9781772122961

Imagining the Supernatural North

Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough, Danielle Marie Cudmore & Stefan Donecker, Editors

Wide-ranging look at mysterious and misunderstood aspects of Northern regions from antiquity to present day.

Paperback
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9781772122671

Mother Goose Refigured

A Critical Translation of Charles Perrault’s Fairy Tales

Christine A. Jones

Mother Goose Refigured presents annotated translations of Charles Perrault’s 1697 fairy tales that attend to the irony and ambiguity in the original French and provide a fresh take on heroines and heroes that have become household names in North America.

Paperback
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814338926
eBOOK
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814338933

Cinderella across Cultures

New Directions and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Edited by Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère, Gillian Lathey, Monika Wozniak

Examines the tale of Cinderella as a fascinating, multilayered, and ever-changing story constantly reinvented in different media and traditions.

Paperback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814341551
eBOOK
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814341568

Giambattista Basile's The Tale of Tales, or Entertainment for Little Ones

Translated by Nancy L. Canepa
Illustrated by Carmelo Lettere
Foreword by Jack Zipes

The first unabridged English translation taken directly from Basile’s monumental Lo cunto de li cunti (1634–1636), this edition is fully annotated and illustrated, with an extensive bibliography.

Hardback
Published: April 2016
ISBN: 9780814342572

From Dog Bridegroom to Wolf Girl

Contemporary Japanese Fairy-Tale Adaptations in Conversation with the West

Mayako Murai

Brings contemporary Japanese literary and artistic fairy-tale adaptations into conversation with Euro-American feminist fairy-tale re-creation and scholarship.

Paperback
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339497
eBOOK
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339503
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Feathers, Paws, Fins, and Claws

Fairy-Tale Beasts

Edited by Jennifer Schacker and Christine A. Jones
Illustrated by Lina Kusaite

A richly illustrated collection of evocative animal stories that offers young adult and adult readers a new vision of the fairy-tale past.

Hardback
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814340691
eBOOK
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814340707

Louis Ginzberg's Legends of the Jews

Ancient Jewish Folk Literature Reconsidered

Edited by Galit Hasan-Rokem and Ithamar Gruenwald

A state-of-the-art contribution to the scholarly discussion of historical, and especially ancient, Jewish folklore.

Hardback
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814340479
eBOOK
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814340486

Erotic Infidelities

Love and Enchantment in Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber

Kimberly J. Lau

Explores the peculiar enchantments at the heart of Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber and Carter’s commitment to imagining unforeseen possibilities for heterosexual love and desire.

Paperback
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339336
eBOOK
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339343

Disability, Deformity, and Disease in the Grimms' Fairy Tales

Ann Schmiesing

A pioneering look at portrayals of disability, deformity, and disease in the Grimms’ Children’s and Household Tales within a sociohistorical framework and from a disability studies perspective.

Paperback
Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780814338414
eBOOK
Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780814338421

Judeo-Arabic Literature in Tunisia, 1850-1950

Yosef Tobi and Tsivia Tobi

Traces the development of an ethnic literature in the vernacular language of Judeo-Arabic in Tunisia between 1850 and 1950.

Hardback
Published: October 2014
ISBN: 9780814328712
eBOOK
Published: October 2014
ISBN: 9780814340462
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Channeling Wonder

Fairy Tales on Television

Edited by Pauline Greenhill and Jill Terry Rudy

Investigates a wide range of fairy tales on television, stretching into the twenty-first century and across the world.

Paperback
Published: October 2014
ISBN: 9780814339220
eBOOK
Published: October 2014
ISBN: 9780814339237
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Grimms' Tales around the Globe

The Dynamics of Their International Reception

Edited by Vanessa Joosen and Gillian Lathey

A systematic study of various factors in the international reception of Grimms’ fairy tales.

Paperback
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339206
eBOOK
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339213

Reading, Translating, Rewriting

Angela Carter's Translational Poetics

Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère

Uncovers the neglected role of translation in Angela Carter's fairy-tale-inspired fiction.

Paperback
Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814336342
eBOOK
Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814336359

Fairy Tales Transformed?

Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder

Cristina Bacchilega

Investigates early twenty-first-century fairy-tale transformations to explore the politics and poetics of adaptation.

Paperback
Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814334874
eBOOK
Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814339282

Queer Enchantments

Gender, Sexuality, and Class in the Fairy-Tale Cinema of Jacques Demy

Anne E. Duggan

Examines director Jacques Demy's use of the fairy tale as a means to explore issues of gender, sexuality, and class.

Paperback
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814335093
eBOOK
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814338544

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