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Cinderella, or The Little Glass Slipper by Charles Perrault

Once there was a gentleman who married, for his second wife, the proudest and most haughty woman that was ever seen. She had, by a former husband, two daughters of her own, who were, indeed, exactly like her in all things. 2,401 more words

Where do we start?

With 70+ years of movie making under the belt, it could be difficult to figure out where to start with this project.

Or it could be really easy. 170 more words

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.

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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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