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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

H-Index: 5

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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 37, Number 1, Spring 2023

From the Editors


No Country for Old Women: Age, Power, and Beauty in Neil Gaiman’s Fantasies
Michelle Anya Anjirbag

A Fairy-Tale Digital Game and the Potential for Revision: Ubisoft Montreal’s Child of Light
Agnieszka Kliś-Brodowska

Fairy-Tale Tourism in Germany: On the Road with the Brothers Grimm
Claudia Schwabe

Viewing Humans and Nonhumans in Fairy-Tale Animation: The Case of Michel Ocelot’s Kirikou Films
Lewis C. Seifert

The Old Woman and the Tale: Exploring the Intersection of Age and Gender within the Bengali Roopkatha
Raahi Adhya


The Dragon Daughter and Other Lin Lan Fairy Tales (edited and translated by Juwen Zhang)
Gregory Hesse

The Island of Happiness: Tales of Madame d’Aulnoy (translated by Jack Zipes, drawings by Natalie Frank)
Justin Cosner

The Original Bambi: The Story of a Life in the Forest (by Felix Salten, translated and introduced by Jack Zipes, illustrated by Alenka Sottler)
Francesca Arnavas

The Power of a Tale: Stories from the Israel Folktale Archives (edited by Haya Bar-Itzhak and Idit Pintel-Ginsberg)
Jeana Jorgensen

Tistou: The Boy with the Green Thumbs of Peace (by Maurice Druon, adapted by Jack Zipes)
Marisca Pichette

Women Writing Wonder: An Anthology of Subversive Nineteenth-Century British, French, and German Fairy Tales (edited and translated by Julie L. J. Koehler, Shandi Lynne Wagner, Anne E. Duggan, and Adrion Dula)
Hannah Mummert

Folklore 101: An Accessible Introduction to Folklore Studies (by Jeana Jorgensen)
Jennifer Eastman Attebery

L’écho des contes. Des Fées de Perrault à Dame Holle des Grimm. Version Littéraires, variantes populaires et reconfigurations pour la jeunesse (edited by Dominique Peyrache-Leborgne)
Charlotte Trinquet du Lys

Gender Fluidity in Early-Modern to Post-Modern Children’s Literature and Culture (edited by Sophie Raynard-Leroy and Charlotte Trinquet du Lys)
Jen Pendragon

Märchenfilme diesseits und jenseits des Atlantiks (edited by Ludger Scherer)
Julie Koehler

101 Middle Eastern Tales and Their Impact on Western Oral Tradition (by Ulrich Marzolph)
Maurice A. Pomerantz

La fabbrica di Pinocchio. Dalla fiaba all’illustrazione, l’immaginario di Collodi (by Veronica Bonanni)
Cristina Bacchilega

The Goddess Myth in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture (by Mary J. Magoulick)
Marisa Mills

The Heroine with 1,001 Faces (by Maria Tatar)
Kathleen Ragan

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