Gramarye: The Journal of the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy
Issue 3 of Gramarye is now available to buy here
This issue’s contents include:
‘Hans Christian Andersen: It’s Me The Story’s About’, Neil Philip
‘The Well of D’yerree-in-Dowan’, Patrick Ryan
‘Dragons of East and West’, Rosalind Kerven
‘Death and a Pickled Onion’, Jakob Löfgren
‘My Favourite Story When I was Young’, William Gray
A review of Sophia Kingshill and Jennifer Westwood’s The Fabled Coast, Jacqueline Simpson
A review of Peter Davies’ The Fairies Return, Or, New Tales for Old, Andrew Teverson
A review of Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales for Young and Old, Francisco Vaz da Silva
A review of Angela Carter and Decadence, Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère
A review of Colin Manlove’s The Order of Harry Potter: Literary Skill in the Hogwarts Epic, Jane Carroll
Not to mention illustrations by Paul Kidby, Edmund Dulac, Edward Burne-Jones, Yvonne Gilbert, Constance Barnes and many more
Issue 2 of Gramarye is now available to buy here. This issue is a special illustrated edition featuring work by Brian Froud, Alan Lee, Mel Grant, Arthur Rackham, Adelaide Claxton, Margaret Jones, Edmund Dulac and many more. This issue’s contents are as follows:
• ‘To tell or not to tell: are fairy tales suitable for children?’, Nicholas Tucker and Jacqueline Simpson continue their BBC Radio 4 debate;
• ‘A review of Brian Froud’s work’, Anne Anderson, curator of Froud/Lee exhibit ‘The Truth About Faeries’;
• An interview with Brian Froud and a preview of his latest work, Trolls;
• ‘Gwyn ap Nudd: Transfigurations of a Character on the way from Medieval Literature to Neo-Pagan Beliefs’, Angelika H. Rüdiger;
• ‘Count Stoneheart and the First Christmas Tree’, a retelling of a traditional tale by best-selling fantasy author Kate Forsyth;
• ‘My Favourite Story when I was young’, Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère;
• ‘Herne’, Steve O’Brien;
• ‘Whatever happened to the Pixies? The Shrinking Role of Snap, Crackle and Pop in British Rice Krispies Advertising’, Louise Jolly;
• A review of Alan Cunningham’s Traditional Tales (ed Killick), Sophia Kingshill;
• A review of Jan Susina’s The Place of Lewis Carroll in Children’s Literature, Colin Manlove;
• A review of Giselle Liza Anatol’s Bringing Light to Twilight: Perspectives on the Pop Culture Phenomenon, Malini Roy;
• A review of Stephen Asma’s On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears, Miles Leeson.
Subscribing: a two-year subscription, for four copies of Gramarye in total, is available.
Other outlets: you will also be able to purchase Gramarye from:
Kim’s Bookshop, Chichester
Precinct Books, Haying Island
Way Out There And Back, Littlehampton
On Tuesday 29 May 2012 Issue 1 of Gramarye, the Centre’s new journal for folklore, fairy tales and fantasy, was launched to the public. The journal is designed to appeal to both academics and the interested public, and in 72 full-colour pages we’ve included:
- Jacqueline Simpson on her collaboration on folklore with Terry Pratchett;
- Maria Nikolajeva on her favourite story when she was young;
- Diane Purkiss on the ‘undomestic’ witch;
- Karl Bell on the permutations of the urban legend Spring-heeled Jack;
- Stephen Badman’s translation of a Danish fairytale;
- Robert Duggan reviews Anti-Tales: The Uses of Disenchantment;
- Karen Stevens reviews New World Orders in Contemporary Children’s Literature.
- Not to mention illustrations by Brian Froud, Arthur Rackham, Edward Dulac, Paul Kidby and others.
Published by University of Chichester. ISSN 2050-2915, 72pp, 168 x 222mm. To order a copy please go to University online store. For more information please contact Heather Robbins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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