Klapper Hall, Room 613
Veronica Schanoes’s first book, Fairy Tales, Myth and Psychoanalysis: Feminism and Retelling the Tale, is on the relationship between the feminist revisions of fairy tales and classical myths that boomed in the 1970s-1990s and the feminist psychoanalytic theory contemporary with those revisions. It came out from Ashgate Press in 2014.
Professor Schanoes’s second project is on Jewish representation in the English-language fairy-tale tradition.
Professor Schanoes also writes speculative fiction, with a particular interest in retelling fairy tales, often with Jewish protagonists. Her work can be found on Tor.com and in some anthologies edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, including Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells and The Doll Collection. Her novella “Burning Girls” was nominated for the Nebula and World Fantasy awards and received the Shirley Jackson Award.
Professor Schanoes is particularly interested in children’s literature, women’s writing, and fantastic literature. She approaches literature through a consideration of the power dynamics involved in its creation, such as a consideration of the dynamic between adult and child when discussing children’s literature. She is familiar with feminist psychoanalytic theory, and is particularly interested in stories that are repeated and reworked over time. She values close examination of the way the language of a text makes various meanings, and am particularly interested in making connections among texts.
“Queen Alice and the Monstrous Child: Alice Through the Looking-Glass.” Children’s Literature. Forthcoming.
“Fairy-Tale Cultures and Media and Psychology.” Routledge Companion to Fairy Tale Cultures and Media. Eds. Pauline Greenhill, Jill Terry Rudy, and Naomi Hamer. New York: Routledge. Forthcoming.
“Doubling and Multiplying the Self/Story in Catherynne M. Valente’s The Ice Puzzle: Readers, Writers, and The Best of All Girls.” Marvels and Tales. Winter 2015 (29.2): 195-208.
“Fearless Children and Fabulous Monsters: Lewis Carroll, Angela Carter, and Beastly Girls.” Marvels and Tales. Spring 2012 (26.1): 30-44.
“Historical Fantasy.” Modern Fantasy Literature. Eds. Farah Mendlesohn and Edward James. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 236-247.
“Book as Mirror, Mirror as Book: The Significance of the Looking-glass in Contemporary Revisions of Fairy Tales.” Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts. 2009 20 (1 ): 5-23.
“Critical Theory, Academia, and Intersititality.” Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts. 2004 Fall; 15 (3 ): 243-47.
“Cruel Heroes and Treacherous Texts: Writing and Moral Complexity in the World of Harry Potter.” Reading Harry Potter: Critical Essays. Ed. Giselle Anatol. Greenwood Press: 2003. 131-145.
Non-academic publications (selected)
“Being Jewish, Being White?” The WisCon Chronicles Vol. 11: Trials by Whiteness. Ed. Jaymee Goh. Aqueduct Press. Forthcoming.
“Rats.” Beyond the Woods. Ed. Paula Guran. Prime Books. 352-364. 2015. (reprint)
“Variations on Lovecraftian Themes.” The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu. Ed. Paula Guran. Prime Books. 2015.
“Cyclops.” Bestiary. Ed. Ellen Datlow. 2015.
“Ballroom Blitz.” Tor.com. April 1, 2015. http://www.tor.com/2015/04/01/ballroom-blitz-veronica-schanoes/
“The Permanent Collection.” The Doll Collection. Eds. Ellen Datalow and Terri Windling. New York: Tor Books. 2015.
“Among the Thorns.” Tor.com. May 7, 2014. http://www.tor.com/stories/2014/05/among-the-thorns-veronica-schanoes
“Phosphorus.” Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells. Eds. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling. New York: Tor Books, 2013. 203-223.
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