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1. Critical works in Czech and Slovak tend to use the terms ‘folk tale’ and ‘fairy tale’ interchangeably and I have followed this practice here.

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Katarina Labudova teaches British and Canadian postmodern literatures at the Department of English Language and Literature at Catholic University in Ruzomberok, Slovakia. She gained her Ph.D. (2011) in the field of Comparative Literatures at the University of Masaryk, Brno, Czech Republic. Her dissertation deals with Angela Carter’s and Margaret Atwood’s strategies of writing beyond genre conventions. Katarina Labudova has published several articles focused on identity, monstrosity, and the representations of the body. Apart from this, her research interests include Slovak and Romani fairy tales and the role of female tricksters in them.

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