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Walter Crane's Illustrations for Beauty and the Beast - 1874

“He had no sooner taken it than he saw a hideous Beast, armed with a deadly weapon.”

“But seeing the sadness of his face, and his eyes filled with tears, they asked the cause of his trouble.” 78 more words

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Beauty and the Beast Illustrated by Eleanor Vere Boyle 1875

These illustrations came from:

Boyle, Eleanor Vere. Beauty and the Beast: An Old Tale New-Told. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1875.

Beauty And The Beast

Hop O' My Thumb or Little Poucet - Historical Details

Gustave Dore – 1862 Illustration for Charles Perrault’s Le Petit Poucet from Histoires ou Contes du Temps passé: Les Contes de ma Mère l’Oye(1697).

Gustave Dore – 1862 Illustration for Charles Perrault’s Le Petit Poucet from Histoires ou Contes du Temps passé: Les Contes de ma Mère l’Oye(1697). 955 more words

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Fairy tale endings or "best PhD distraction yet!!!"

What a brilliant afternoon/evening!! Cheap wine (monopolised), super-smart people who forgave (?) my failure to have read the Sleeping Beauty version and the Bettelheim exegesis. All lubricated with people’s digressions… 199 more words

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New Yorker Says that the Lushness and the Color Distinguish 2015 Cinderella

Text Credit:  Anthony Lane, New Yorker – March 16, 2015

The tone of the new “Cinderella” is set in an early scene, when the heroine’s mother declares, “I believe in everything.” O.K., here it is. 1,200 more words

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2015 Live-Action Disney Cinderella Develops More Fully the Child Ella, Her Family, and the Prince

“Everyone involved in Cinderella was eager to retell the well-loved story.  But inevitably questions arose about how to present the fairy tale in a away that would appeal to modern audiences while retaining the elements that made it a favorite of generations of readers and filmgoers. 1,065 more words

A Wish Your Heart Makes Charles Solomon