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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.

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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.

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Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814335093
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Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814338544

Transgressive Tales

Queering the Grimms

Edited by Kay Turner and Pauline Greenhill

Contributors explore alternative readings and queer possibilities of the Grimm brothers' Kinder- und Hausmärchen (KHM, Children's and Household Tales).

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Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814334812
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Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814338100
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The Russian Folktale by Vladimir Yakovlevich Propp

Edited and Translated by Sibelan Forrester
Foreword by Jack Zipes

Translates and contextualizes Vladimir Propp's later work The Russian Folktale.

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Published: September 2012
ISBN: 9780814334669
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Published: September 2012
ISBN: 9780814337219

A Trip to the Country

by Henriette-Julie de Castelnau, Comtesse de Murat

Edited and translated by Perry Gethner and Allison Stedman

Translates an important example of late seventeenth-century French hybrid experimental fiction that provided the primary literary backdrop for the first French fairy tales.

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Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814335031
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Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814336816
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Critical and Creative Perspectives on Fairy Tales

An Intertextual Dialogue between Fairy-Tale Scholarship and Postmodern Retellings

Vanessa Joosen

The first systematic approach to the parallels between fairy-tale retellings and fairy-tale theory.

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Published: April 2011
ISBN: 9780814334522

Marvelous Geometry

Narrative and Metafiction in Modern Fairy Tale

Jessica Tiffin

Explores self-consciousness and metafictional awareness in modern fairy tale and its expression across literary fairy tale, popular fairy tale, and fairy-tale film.

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Published: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814332627
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Published: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814335727

Red Riding Hood for All Ages

A Fairy-Tale Icon in Cross-Cultural Contexts

Sandra L. Beckett

A global study of modern adaptations for readers of all ages of Little Red Riding Hood.

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Published: September 2008
ISBN: 9780814333068
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Contemporary Fiction and the Fairy Tale

Edited by Stephen Benson

Considers the profound influence of fairy tales on contemporary fiction, including the work of Margaret Atwood, A.S. Byatt, Angela Carter, Robert Coover, Salman Rushdie, and Jeanette Winterson.

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Published: June 2008
ISBN: 9780814332542
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Published: June 2008
ISBN: 9780814335826

Some Day Your Witch Will Come

Kay Stone

Collects nearly thirty years of major work by noted writer and folklore scholar Kay Stone.

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Published: June 2008
ISBN: 9780814332863

Brothers and Beasts

An Anthology of Men on Fairy Tales

Edited by Kate Bernheimer
With a Foreword by Maria Tatar and an Afterword by Jack Zipes

Breaks new ground in fairy-tale studies by offering male writers a chance to reflect on their relationships to fairy tales.

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Published: October 2007
ISBN: 9780814332672

The Arabian Nights in Transnational Perspective

Edited by Ulrich Marzolph

The follow-up to The Arabian Nights Reader, this volume investigates the transnational features of the Arabian Nights.

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Published: August 2007
ISBN: 9780814332870

The Arabian Nights Reader

Edited by Ulrich Marzolph

An authoritative guide to research inspired by the Arabian Nights, containing sixteen influential essays.

Paperback
Published: September 2006
ISBN: 9780814332597

Fairy Tales and Feminism

New Approaches

Edited by Donald Haase

Responding to thirty years of feminist fairy-tale scholarship, this book breaks new ground by rethinking important questions, advocating innovative approaches, and introducing woman-centered texts and traditions that have been ignored for too long.

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Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814330302
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Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814340820

From Court to Forest

Giambattista Basile's Lo cunto de li cunti and the Birth of the Literary Fairy Tale

Nancy L. Canepa

From Court to Forest is a critical and historical study of the beginnings of the modern literary fairy tale.

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Published: May 1999
ISBN: 9780814338308

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