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CFPs: Sex and scandal, 1980s and sequels, Victorian popular fiction, Tolkien

Some more conference CFPs, with deadlines in February 1. Dark Economies: Sex, Scandal, and Sensation Falmouth University, UK (in partnership with City University, Hong Kong), 2-4 July 2024Deadline: 14 February 2024 Sex, Scandal, and Sensation is an interdisciplinary and global exploration … Continue reading

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Calls for submissions: Fairy tale and fantasy, Angela Carter and Barthes, sex and Supernatural

We have various calls for articles, creative writing, and reviews coming up: 1. Call for Submissions: Articles, creative writing, reviews and visual art relating to fairy tales, fantasy and speculative fiction, Gramarye.Deadline: 21 March 2021 The Chichester Centre for Fairy … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Pathology

To my mind, this advice by Sandhya Raghavan on ‘6 famous fairy tales you should never let your child read‘ seems like parody; these readings, if serious, are reductive, mechanistic, and unimaginative. Yet the alleged harmful effects of fairy tales … Continue reading

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