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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 30, Number 1 (Spring 2016)
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 


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

Marvels & Tales Volume 30, Number 2 (Fall 2016)

Charles Perrault and the Evolution of “Little Red Riding Hood”
Francisco Vaz da Sliva

Thinking Through Things: Magical Objects, Power, and Agency in French Fairy Tales
Bronwyn Reddan

Blackness in the Grimms’ Fairy Tales
Ann Schmiesing

Bluebeard and the Beast: The Mysterious Realism of Jane Eyre
Jessica Campbell

Ethel Carnie Holdsworth’s New Fairy Tales for the Working Class
Patricia E. Johnson

"In the Kaleidoscope of Desire": Reading Allegorical Figures from Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene in Angela Carter’s Three Cat Tales
Marie Emilie Walz

From the Bloody Chamber to the Cabinet de Curiosités: Angela Carter’s Curious Alices Through the Looking Glass of Languages
Martine Hennard Duthiel de la Rochère

Storytelling in Contemporary Fairy Tales: Little Lit, Folklore, and Fairy Tales Funnies by Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly
Elena Massi

Blancanieves: A Film Adaptation of “Snow White” with a Spanish Twist
Thomas Deveny


A Catalogue of Khoisan Folktales of Southern Africa. Part I: Introduction, Types, Indices, Sources; Part II: The Tales (Analyses) (Sigrid Schmidt)
Robert Cancel

Baba Yaga: The Wild With of the East in Russian Fairy Tales (Ed. Sibelan Forrester, Martin Skoro, and Helena Goscilo)
Cory Thomas Hutcheson

Espen Ash Lad: Folk Tales from Norway (Trans. Robert Gambles)
Jack Zipes

Shikhandi and Other Tales They Don’t Tell You (Devdutt Pattanaik)
Jane Orton

A Fairytale in Question: Historical Interactions Between Humans and Wolves (Ed. Patrick Masius and Jana Sprenger)
Shannon Scott

The Folkloresque: Reframing Folklore in a Popular Culture World (Ed. Michael Dylan Foster and Jeffrey A. Tolbert)
Anelise Farris

The Teller’s Tale: Lives of the Classic Fairy Tale Writers (Ed. Sophie Raynard)
Megan Egbert

Contes en réseaux: l’émergence du conte sur la scène littéraire européenne (Patricia Eichel-Lojkine)
Bérénice V. Le Marchand

Demystifying Disney: A History of Feature Animation (Chris Pallant)
Jack Zipes

Fairy Tale (Andrew Teverson)
Donald Haase

Fairy Tale and Film: Old Tales with a New Spin (Sue Short)
Shannon Branfield

George MacDonald: Divine Carelessness and Fairytale Levity (Daniel Gabelman)
Sara Cleto

Justice in Young Adult Speculative Fiction: A Cognitive Reading (Marek C. Oziewicz)
Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo

Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale (Marina Warner)
Jeffrey Howard

Queer Enchantments: Gender, Sexuality, and Class in the Fairy-Tale Cinema of Jacques Demy (Anne E. Duggan)
Kimberly J. Lau

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30.1: Special Issue: Rooted in Wonder

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