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My mother she killed me, my father he ate me : forty new fairy tales

Author: Kate Bernheimer; Carmen Giménez Smith; Gregory Maguire
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The founder of the literary journal "Fairy Tale Review" collects stories inspired by classic fairy tales and written by such authors as Joyce Carol Oates, John Updike, Francine Prose, Kevin Brockmeier, and Shelley Jackson.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fairy tales
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Bernheimer; Carmen Giménez Smith; Gregory Maguire
ISBN: 9780143117841 014311784X
OCLC Number: 515455953
Description: xxxi, 543 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Drawing the curtain / by Gregory Maguire --
Baba Iaga and the pelican child / Joy Williams --
Ardour / Jonathon Keats --
I'm here / Ludmilla Petrushevskaya --
The brother and the bird / Alissa Nutting --
Hansel and Gretel / Francine Prose --
A day in the life of half of Rumpslstiltskin / Kevin Brockmeier --
With hair of hand-spun gold / Neil LaBute --
The Swan brothers / Shelley Jackson --
The warm mouth / Joyelle McSweeney --
Snow White, Rose Red / Lydia Millet --
The Erlking / Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum --
Dapplegrim / Brian Evenson --
The wild swans / Michael Cunningham --
Halfway people / Karen Joy Fowler --
Green air / Rikki Ducoret --
The mermaid / Timothy Schaffert --
What the conch shell sings when the body is gone / Katherine Vaz --
The Snow Queen / Karen Brennan --
Eyes of dogs / Lucy Corin --
Little pot / Ilya Kaminsky --
A bucket of warm spit / Michael Martone --
Catskin / Kelly Link --
Teague O'Kane and the corpse / Chris Adrian --
Pleasure boating in Lituya Bay / Jim Shepard --
Body-without-soul / Kathryn Davis --
The girl, the wolf, the crone / Kellie Wells --
My brother Gary made a movie and this is what happened / Sabrina Orah Mark --
The color master / Aimee Bender --
The white cat / Marjorie Sandor --
Blue-bearded lover / Joyce Carol Oates --
Bluebeard in Ireland / John Updike --
A kiss to wake the sleeper / Rabih Alameddine --
A case study of emergency room procedure and risk management by hospital staff members in the urban facility / Stacey Richter --
Orange / Neil Gaiman --
Psyche's dark night / Francesca Lia Block --
The story of the mosquito / Lily Hoang --
First day of snow / Naoko Awa --
I am Anjuhimeko / Hiromi Itō --
Coyote takes us home / Michael Mejia --
Ever after / Kim Addonizio --
Whitework / Kate Bernheimer.
Responsibility: edited by Kate Bernheimer ; with Carmen Giménez Smith ; foreword by Gregory Maguire.

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The founder of the literary journal "Fairy Tale Review" collects stories inspired by classic fairy tales and written by such authors as Joyce Carol Oates, John Updike, Francine Prose, Kevin Brockmeier, and Shelley Jackson.

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