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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 2 (Fall 2015)


Doubling and Multiplying the Self/Story in Catherynne M. Valente’s The Ice Puzzle: Readers, Writers, and the Best of All Girls
Veronica Schanoes

Miniature Marvelous: The Petit as Personal Aesthetic in the Fairy Tales of Marie-Catherine d’Aulnoy
Rori Bloom

The Fruit of Love in Giambattista Basile’s “The Three Citrons”
Cristina Mazzoni

Seeds of Subversion in Mary de Morgan’s “The Seeds of Love”
Shandi Lynne Wagner

A Demon in the Sky: The Tale of Amewakahiko, a Japanese Medieval Story
Noriko T. Reider

Les Contes du Monte-Cristo: Alexandre Dumas and His “Tales for Old and Young Children”
Cyrille François

Creative Fear in Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and Luka: The “Safe House” of Children’s Literature
Meenakshi Bharat

Orientalism and Ethnic Drag in DEFA Fairy-Tale Film: Wolfgang Staudte’s The Story of the Little Mook
Claudia M. Schwabe

Texts & Translations

A Christmas Story with a Fairy-Tale Twist: Paul Arène’s “The Gospel According to Saint Perrault”
Alexandra Michaelis-Vultorius


Revisioning Red Riding Hood Around the World: An Anthology of International Retellings (Ed. Sandra L. Beckett)
Victoria L. M. Harkavy

The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: The Complete First Edition (Trans. and ed. Jack Zipes)
The Original 1812 Grimm Fairy Tales: A New Translation of the 1812 First Edition Kinder- und Hausmärchen / Children’s and Household Tales, Collected Through the Brothers Grimm (Trans. Oliver Loo)
Marc Pierce

Grimms’ Tales Around the Globe: The Dynamics of Their International Reception (Ed. Vanessa Joosen and Gillian Lathey)
Kirsten Møllegaard

Disability, Deformity, and Disease in the Grimms’ Fairy Tales (Ann Schmiesing)
Sara Cleto

The Undiscovered Country: Text, Translation, and Modernity in the Work of Yanagita Kunio (Melek Ortabasi)
Fumihiko Kobayashi

Le Conte et l’image: L ’Illustration des contes de Grimm en Angleterre au XIXe siècle (François Fièvre)
William Barker

The Idea of Nature in Disney Animation: From Snow White to WALL-E (David Whitley)
Jack Zipes

Into the Woods (Dir. Rob Marshall)
S. Anne Wallace

Critical Exchanges


Index to Volume 29

To find out when the next issue will be available, see the Journals Publication Schedule.

Marvels & Tales Volume 30, Number 1 (Spring 2015)
pecial Issue: Rooted in Wonder
Edited by Bryan Kamaoli Kuwada and Aiko Yamashiro 


Rooted in Wonder: Tales of Indigenous Activism and Community Organizing 
Bryan Kamaoli Kuwada and Aiko Yamashiro 

Sók Neyni’į
Lianne Marie Leda Charlie 

Wondering and Laughing with Our Ancestors: Mana Wahine and the Mo‘olelo of Hi‘iakaikapoliopele 
Brandy Nālani McDougall 

Mapping Wonder in the Māui Mo‘olelo on the Mo‘o ‘Āina: Growing Aloha ‘Āina Through Indigenous and Settler Affinity Activism 
Candace Fujikane 

Histories of Wonder, Futures of Wonder: Chamorro Activist Identity, Community, and Leadership in “The Legend of Gadao” and “The Women Who Saved Guåhan from a Giant Fish” 
Michael Lujan Bevacqua and Isa Kelley Bowman 

Texts & Translations

A Legendary Story of Ko‘olau, As Serialized in the Newspaper Ka Leo o ka Lahui, July 11–20, 1893 
Bryan Kamaoli Kuwada 


Contes: Charles Perrault (Ed. Tony Gheeraert)
Charlotte Trinquet du Lys 

The Golden Age of Folk and Fairy Tales: From the Brothers Grimm to Andrew Lang (Ed. Jack Zipes)
Brittany Warman 

Long, Long Tales from the Russian North (Trans. and ed. Jack V. Haney)
Jeana Jorgensen 

Channeling Wonder: Fairy Tales on Television (Ed. Pauline Greenhill and Jill Terry Rudy) 
Amanda Firestone 

The Disney Middle Ages: A Fairy-Tale and Fantasy Past (Ed. Tison Pugh and Susan Aronstein)
Kari Maaren 

Entranced by Story: Brain, Tale, and Teller from Infancy to Old Age (Hugh Crago)
Marek Oziewicz 

Fairy Tales with a Black Consciousness: Essays on Adaptations of Familiar Stories (Ed. Vivian Yenika-Agbaw, Ruth McKoy Lowery, and Laretta Henderson) 
Maria Tatar 

Film and Fairy Tales: The Birth of Modern Fantasy (Kristian Moen) 
Kendra Magnus-Johnston and Kirstian Lezubski 

Grimm Legacies: The Magic Spell of the Grimm’s Folk and Fairy Tales (Jack Zipes) 
Claudia Schwabe 

Here Be Dragons: Exploring Fantasy Maps and Settings (Stefan Ekman) 
Christy Williams 

Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection, Volume 1 (Ed. Hope Nicholson) 
Scott Nalani Ka‘alele 

The Dead Lands (Dir. Toa Fraser) 
Norman Fua’alii Thompson III 

Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) (Upper One Games) 
Donovan Kūhiō Colleps 

Pinocchio (Dir. Enzo D’Alò) 
Marnie Campagnaro 

Sinalela (Dir. Dan Taulapapa McMullin)
Tagi Qolouvaki 

Critical Exchanges 


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Issue Artwork Due
Spring December 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