May 192010

Cabinet des Fées: A Fairy Tale Journal
Volume 1, Issue 2
Edited by Helen Pilinovsky & Erzebet YellowBoy
Prime Books, 2007
180 pages

Table of Contents

Katabasis by Sonya Taaffe
Stranger at the Wedding by R.W. Day
The Devil Factory by Bret Fetzer
The Hiker’s Tale by Mike Allen
Giantkiller by A.C. Wise
The Tower by JoSelle Vanderhooft
Lost or Forgotten by Janni Lee Simner
Night of the Girl Goblin by Amal El-Mohtar
The Cat-Skin Coat by Jessica Paige Wick
Vox by Kimberly DeCina
The second double-sized issue of Cabinet des Fées brings you more new explorations of the fairy tale in fiction and fact. Here you’ll cross paths with ghosts and giants, imps and unicorns, discover new twists on sleeping beauties and ugly stepsisters, and explore how such geniuses as Angela Carter brought their own unique visions to bear in retelling these dark and timeless delights. Into the woods we go!

Our editorial for this issue is a condensed version of Helen Pilinovsky’s The Significant Other and our academic offerings are Reformulating Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales and Sexuality in YA Literature by Christine Butterworth-McDermott, “The Lady of the House of Love”: Angela Carter’s Vampiric Sleeping Beauty by Jamil Mustafa and From Anxious Canons to Hysterical Texts: A Theory of Literary Revision by Jennifer Banash.

Cover art graciously provided by Charles Vess.

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