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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 32, Number 1 (Spring 2018)

Nets of Maya: Gorakhnath as a Trickster Saint in the Folktale of Raja Bharthari and Gopi Chand
Karan Singh

Afghano-Persian Trickster Women: Definitions, Liminalities, and Gender
Margaret A. Mills

“Nothing but Pleasant Memories of the Discipline of Slavery”: The Trickster and the Dynamics of Racial Representation
Emily Zobel Marshall

One Evening in Mayotte
Lee Haring

Trickster(s) of Neil Stephenson’s The Diamond Age
Robert W. Guyker, Jr.

The Man Who Made the Nights Immortal: The Tales of the Syrian Maronite Storyteller Ḥannā Diyāb
Ulrich Marzolph

Texts and Translations

Ḥannā Diyāb’s Tales, part I
Ulrich Marzolph with Anne E. Duggan

Grandfather Rat
Jason Harris


Beauty and the Beast: Classic Tales About Animal Brides and Grooms from Around the World (Ed. Maria Tatar)
Jeannie Coutant

The Book of Greek & Roman Folktales, Legends & Myths (Ed. William Hansen)
Nick Mamatas

Mother Goose Refigured: A Critical Translation of Charles Perrault’s Fairy Tales (Christine A. Jones)
Adrion Dula

Seven Demon Stories from Medieval Japan (Noriko Reider)
Abigail Heiniger

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: An Anthology of Magical Tales (Ed. Jack Zipes)
Shannon Scott

Hans Christian Andersen. Udvalgte eventyr og historier. Contes et histoires choisis (Ed. Cyrille François)
Johan de Mylius

Victorian Fairy Tales (Ed. Michael Newton)
Molly Clark Hillard

Cinderella Across Cultures: New Directions and Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère)
Kathryn M. Holmes

Alice in Transmedia Wonderland: Curiouser and Curiouser New Forms of a Children’s Classic (Anna Kérchy)
Virginie Iché

Japanese Animal-Wife Tales: Narrating Gender Reality in Japanese Folktale Tradition (Fumihiko Kobayashi)
Kate Goddard

Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights (Paulo Lemos Horta)
Nivair H. Gabriel

Narrative Structures in Burmese Folk Tales (Soe Marlar Lwin)
Terence Patrick Murphy

Magic for Unlucky Girls (A.A. Balaskovits)
Caity Gladstone

Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter (Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, 10 December 2016 to 19 March 2017. Exhibition)
Mayako Murai

Critical Exchanges


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The following issues are available in print:

32.1: The Trickster

31.1: Transcultural and Intermedial Fairy Tales and Television

30.1: Rooted in Wonder

29.1: Queer(ing) Fairy Tales

28.1: 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