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Grimms' Tales around the Globe

The Dynamics of Their International Reception

Edited by Vanessa Joosen and Gillian Lathey

A systematic study of various factors in the international reception of Grimms’ fairy tales.

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Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339206
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Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339213

Reading, Translating, Rewriting

Angela Carter's Translational Poetics

Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère

Uncovers the neglected role of translation in Angela Carter's fairy-tale-inspired fiction.

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Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814336342
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Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814336359
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Revisioning Red Riding Hood around the World

An Anthology of International Retellings

Sandra L. Beckett

Collects more than fifty versions of the Little Red Riding Hood story from a wide range of countries and cultures.

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Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814334799

Fairy Tales Transformed?

Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder

Cristina Bacchilega

Investigates early twenty-first-century fairy-tale transformations to explore the politics and poetics of adaptation.

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Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814334874
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Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814339282

Religious Diversity and Early Modern English Texts

Catholic, Judaic, Feminist, and Secular Dimensions

Edited by Arthur F. Marotti and Chanita Goodblatt

Investigates the religious diversity in early modern English literature and culture in relation to a dominant English Protestant national identity.

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Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814339558
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Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814339565

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

Bearing Witness to African American Literature

Validating and Valorizing Its Authority, Authenticity, and Agency

Bernard W. Bell

An interdisciplinary, code-switching, critical collection by revisionist African American scholar and activist Bernard W. Bell.

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Published: May 2012
ISBN: 9780814337141
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Published: May 2012
ISBN: 9780814337158

The Golem Redux

From Prague to Post-Holocaust Fiction

Elizabeth R. Baer

Traces the history of the golem legend and its appropriations in German texts and film as well as in post-Holocaust Jewish-American fiction, comics, graphic novels, and television.

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Published: April 2012
ISBN: 9780814336267
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Published: April 2012
ISBN: 9780814336274

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

Our Exodus

Leon Uris and the Americanization of Israel’s Founding Story

M. M. Silver

Examines the phenomenon of Exodus and its influence on post–World War II understandings of Israel’s beginnings.

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Published: August 2010
ISBN: 9780814334430
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Published: August 2010
ISBN: 9780814336397

Byron and the Jews

Sheila A. Spector

A full-length critical inquiry into the complex interrelationship between the British poet and the Jews.

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Published: July 2010
ISBN: 9780814334423
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Published: July 2010
ISBN: 9780814335406

Members of the Tribe

Native America in the Jewish Imagination

Rachel Rubinstein

A history of representations of American Indians in Jewish literature and popular media.

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Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814334348
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Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814337004

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

Stories of Joseph

Narrative Migrations between Judaism and Islam

Marc S. Bernstein

Stories of Joseph details this historical interdependence that reveals much about common experiences and concerns of Jews and Muslims.

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Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814325667
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Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814340950
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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

Under Fire

Childhood in the Shadow of War

Edited by Elizabeth Goodenough and Andrea Immel

Investigates the effects of war on children and children’s literature.

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Published: May 2008
ISBN: 9780814334041

Script Culture and the American Screenplay

Kevin Alexander Boon

By considering the screenplay as a literary object worthy of critical inquiry, this volume breaks new ground in film studies.

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Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814332634
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Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814335710

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

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