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Series in Fairy-Tale Studies

Series Editor: Donald Haase, Wayne State University
This book series is devoted to works that significantly advance our understanding of the fairy tale as it has taken shape across history and a broad range of media. The series illuminates both the production and reception of the fairy tale as it has appeared in print, film, modern media, the visual and performing arts, and other cultural forms.

Advisory Editors: Cristina Bacchilega, University of Hawai`i, Mānoa; Stephen Benson, University of East Anglia; Nancy L. Canepa, Dartmouth College; Anne E. Duggan, Wayne State University; Christine A. Jones, University of Utah; Janet Langlois, Wayne State University; Ulrich Marzolph, University of Göttingen; Carolina Fernández Rodríguez, University of Oviedo; Maria Tatar, Harvard University; Jack Zipes, University of Minnesota

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Mapping Fairy-Tale Space

Pastiche and Metafiction in Borderless Tales

Christy Williams

Examines how popular fairy tales collapse narrative borders and reimagine the genre for the twenty-first century.

Printed Paper Cased
Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814348277
$92.99
Paperback
Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814343838
$32.99
eBOOK
Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814343845

Inviting Interruptions

Wonder Tales in the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Cristina Bacchilega and Jennifer Orme

Fairy-tale texts and images that address contemporary issues in unsettling, intersectional, and wondrous ways.

Printed Paper Cased
Available February 2021
ISBN: 9780814346990
$92.99
Paperback
Available February 2021
ISBN: 9780814347003
$32.99
eBOOK
Available February 2021
ISBN: 9780814347010

Reality, Magic, and Other Lies

Fairy-Tale Film Truths

Pauline Greenhill

Exploration of fairy-tale movies that blur the line between reality and magic.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814347829
$84.99
Paperback
Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814342220
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814342237

Charles Godfrey Leland and His Magical Tales

Edited by Jack Zipes

A lively selection of Charles Godfrey Leland’s unique nineteenth-century tales.

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Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814347867
$82.99
Paperback
Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814347850
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814347874

Re-Orienting the Fairy Tale

Contemporary Adaptations across Cultures

Edited by Mayako Murai and Luciana Cardi

New approaches to decenter Eurocentric perspectives in fairy tales and lift up storytelling cultures across the globe.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814345351
$84.99
Paperback
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814345368
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814345375

101 Middle Eastern Tales and Their Impact on Western Oral Tradition

Ulrich Marzolph

A comprehensive exploration of the Middle Eastern roots of Western narrative tradition.

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Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347744
$99.99
Paperback
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347737
$49.99
eBOOK
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347751

The Broken Spell

Indian Storytelling and the Romance Genre in Persian and Urdu

Pasha M. Khan

Reconstructs Indian storytellers’ lives and performance methods while recovering the marginalized worldview that popularized their art form.

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Published: June 2019
ISBN: 9780814345986
$84.99
Paperback
Published: June 2019
ISBN: 9780814345993
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2019
ISBN: 9780814346006

Craving Supernatural Creatures

German Fairy-Tale Figures in American Pop Culture

Claudia Schwabe

Analyzes the portrayal of German fairy-tale figures in contemporary North American media adaptations.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: June 2019
ISBN: 9780814346013
$84.99
Paperback
Published: June 2019
ISBN: 9780814341964
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2019
ISBN: 9780814341971

A True Blue Idea

Marina Colasanti
Translated by Adria Frizzi

A modern classic comprising spare and surprising tales by one of Latin America's premier storytellers.

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Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346396
$24.99

Teaching Fairy Tales

Edited by Nancy L. Canepa

Pedagogical models and methodologies for engaging with fairy tales in the classroom.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345696
$99.99
Paperback
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814339350
$49.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814339367

Staging Fairyland

Folklore, Children's Entertainment, and Nineteenth-Century Pantomime

Jennifer Schacker

Examines pantomime and theatricality in nineteenth-century histories of folklore and the fairy tale.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780814345917
$84.99
Paperback
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780814345900
$29.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2018
ISBN: 9780814345924

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
Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814342442
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: 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.

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Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342770
$44.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342763

Mother Goose Refigured

A Critical Translation of Charles Perrault’s Fairy Tales

Christine A. Jones

iMother Goose Refigured/i 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
$31.99
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
$34.99
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
$34.99

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
$31.99
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
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814340707

The Politics of Magic

DEFA Fairy-Tale Films

Qinna Shen

The first comprehensive, critical, book-length treatment of the live-action fairy-tale films from former East Germany.

Paperback
Published: June 2015
ISBN: 9780814339039
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2015
ISBN: 9780814339046
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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
$31.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339343

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