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Marvels & Tales

Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies

Edited by Cristina Bacchilega and Anne E. Duggan

Subjects: Children's Literature, Fairy-Tale Studies, Folklore

Published two times per year
ISSN 1521-4281
E-ISSN 1536-1802

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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.

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Marvels & Tales Volume 29, Number 1 (Spring 2015)
Special Issue: Queer(ing) Fairy Tales, Guest Editor Lewis C. Seifert


Introduction: Queer(ing) Fairy Tales
Lewis C. Seifert 

Queer Time in Charles Perrault’s “Sleeping Beauty”
Lewis C. Seifert 

At Home in the Realm of Enchantment: The Queer Enticements of the Grimms’ “Frau Holle” 
Kay Turner

John R. Neill: Illustrator (and Author) of L. Frank Baum’s Queer Oz 
Tyson Pugh

A Wolf’s Queer Invitation: David Kaplan’s Little Red Riding Hood and Queer Possibility 
Jennifer Orme

“The Snow Queen”: Queer Coding in Male Directors’ Films 
Pauline Greenhill

Texts & Translations

The International Fairy-Tale Filmography (IFTF) 
Pauline Greenhill

At the Crossroads of Data and Wonder: Algorithmic Visualizations of Fairy Tales on Television 
Jill Terry Rudy


The Pleasant Nights (Giovan Francesco Straparola; ed. Donald Beecher) 
Licia Masoni

Im Reich der Wünsche (Ed. Shawn C. Jarvis) 
Julie Koehler

The Donkey Lady and Other Tales from the Arabian Gulf (Ed. Patty Paine, Jesse Ulmer, and Michael Hersrud)
Margaret Mills

Folklore and Nationalism in Europe During the Long Nineteenth Century (Ed. Timothy Baycroft and David Hopkin)
Jack Zipes

Transgressive Tales: Queering the Grimms (Ed. Kay Turner and Pauline Greenhill) 
Helen Miriam Bendix and Regina F. Bendix

Reading, Translating, Rewriting: Angela Carter’s Translational Poetics (Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère) 
Michelle Ryan-Sautour 

Running with the Fairies: Towards a Transpersonal Anthropology of Religion (Dennis Gaffin) 
Jessica Jernigan

Féerie: Études sur le conte merveilleux XVIIe–XIXsiècle. Vol. 7, Le Conte et la Fable (Ed. Aurelia and Jean-Paul Gaillard Sermain) 
Féerie: Études sur le conte merveilleux XVIIe–XIXsiècle. Vol. 8, Le merveilleux français à travers les siècles, les langues, les continents (Ed. Jean Mainil) 
Marianthi Kaplanoglou

Blancanieves (Written and dir. Pablo Berger) 
Jan Susina

Beauty and the Beast (Dir. Phelan McDermott; Young Vic Theatre, London) 
Lili Sarnyai

Grimm Girls: Picturing the Princess (exhibition at The Otter Gallery) 
Joanna Coleman

Critical Exchanges


WS (exhibition by Paul McCarthy)
Taylor Black, Rebecca LeVine, Kiera Bono, Melissa West, and Cassidy Hollinger 

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Published 2 times per year

Issue Artwork Due
Spring December 15
Fall June 15


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29.1: Special Issue: Queer(ing) Fairy Tales

28.1: Special Issue: In Honor of Donald Haase

27.2: The Fairy Tale in Japan


25.2: In Honor of Jacques Barchilon

24.1: The Fairy Tale after Angela Carter

23.1: Fairy Tales and Translation

22.1: Erotic Tales