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Triple Book Launch at the American Folklore Society Conference

Picture taken by and courtesy of Alexis Dutheil de la Rochère

Wayne State University Press hosted a New Book and Journal Reception at the recent American Folklore Society Conference to celebrate their newest releases in fairy-tale studies, along with our new journals. 

Guests met with editors and the authors who included Cristina Bacchilega, Anne E. Duggan and Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère.  The three authors also launched their books at the reception.  The three books will be reviewed in the Spring edition of Gramarye.

Fairy Tales Transformed?- Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder

Cristina Bacchilega

Queer Enchantments - Gender, Sexuality, and Class in the Fairy-Tale Cinema of Jacques Demy

Anne E. Duggan

Reading, Translating, Rewriting - Angela Carter’s Translational Poetics

Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère

Cristina Bacchilega is currently Professor of English, University of Hawaii at Manoa and on the Advisory Board of The Sussex Centre.  A Guggenheim Fellow (2001) and Folklore Fellow (2007), Bacchilega is co-editor of Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies, editorial board member for Folklore: Journal of the Folklore Society (UK), and Vice-President for North America of the International Society for Folk Narrative Research. 

Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère is Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Lausanne and on the Advisory Board of the Sussex Centre.  Martine teaches modern English and comparative literature at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, where she was Associate Dean of the Humanities from 2007 to 2010.

Anne E. Duggan is Associate Professor of French, Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Wayne State University.  She is also Director of the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program and Co-Editor of Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies