Gramarye: ‘Ill met by moonlight’ special issue

Gramarye, ‘Ill met by moonlight’ special issue, 22 (Winter 2022)

This collection of essays emerged from our international online conference ‘Ill met by moonlight’: Gothic encounters with enchantment and the Faerie realm in literature and culture, held on 8-11 April 2021. We are aiming to produce another journal special issue and an edited book collection of further essays from the conference in 2023.

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Sam George and Bill Hughes, ‘Guest Editors’ Introduction’

Francesca Bihet, ‘The origin of the sprites: The Folklore Society’s late-Victorian fairy science’

Greta Colombani, ‘“Human passion – fairy power”: The rewriting and subversion of the Melusine legend in Letitia Elizabeth Landon’s “The Fairy of the Fountains”’

Tatiana Fajardo, ‘A 19th-century influence of Gothic Faerie: The fairy tree, fairy lover, fairy art, and fairy revenge in Clay F. Johnson’s poem “A Ride Through Faerie”’

Catherine Greenwood, ‘”The Ballad of Isabel Gunn” as The Daemon Lover/ Tam Lin: The economic migrant and enchantment as a recruitment strategy’

Jeremy Harte, ‘Prisoners of the gods: The captivity narrative in fairy lore’

Michaela Haussman, ‘Fairyland’s Gothic offspring: The Maid of the Alder Tree as an arboreal femme fatale in George MacDonald’s Phantastes (1858)’

Györgyi Szirákiné Kovács, ‘Fairies in Ann Radcliffe’s “The Glow-worm”: The communal aspect of art’

‘Ill met by moonlight’: Gothic Fairy flash fiction

B.C. Kennedy, A review of Elizabeth Dearnley, ed., Fearsome Fairies: Haunting Tales of the Fae

Katherine Langrish, A review of Simon Young, The Boggart: Folklore, History, Place-names and Dialect