CFP: Fairy Tales (1/15/06; journal issue)

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Call For Papers - Cabinet des F=E9es
Cabinet des F=E9es is a journal of fairy tale retellings, previously purely=20=
an on-line journal, now going print under the imprimature of Prime Books, wi=
th both literary and academic components. Cabinet des F=E9es is seeking sub=
missions of fairy tales, fairy tale related art, and fairy tale related arti=
cles for our second issue, scheduled for publication in Spring 2006. Stories=
 may be old tales in new skins or new tales in old skins; whichever they are=
, they must be fairy tales. We prefer art that has been inspired by any of t=
he classic or literary tales, conforming to the style of traditional fairy t=
ale illustration. Finally, this leaves us with the matter of describing what=
 a fairy tale is . and the search for scholarly explorations of the landscap=
e of the fairy tale.
We are actively seeking academic papers relating to the history and developm=
ent of the fairy tale, as well as those focusing on revisionist retellings t=
hemselves. Potential topics might include:
Exploration of any of the "original" literary fairy tale collections as exem=
plars of their times.
Examinations of techniques commonly employed in retellings - reversals of he=
ro and villain, changes in perspective or setting, subversions of tradition=
al endings.
Analysis of the works of individual authors of fairy tale retellings, such a=
s Angela Carter, Emma Donoghue, or Tanith Lee.
All manuscript submissions, including explanatory notes and the list of Work=
s Cited, should be double-spaced in a size 12 font. Neither embedded footno=
tes nor generated footnotes should be used. Documentation should follow the=20=
MLA Style Manual (1999) with parenthetical citations in the text and a Works=
 Cited list at the end. Only explanatory endnotes are needed.=20
Reviews of queries, proposals, and papers will begin immediately: please sen=
d papers as attachments simultaneously to:
Deadline: January 15th.

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