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The meanings of "Beauty and the beast" : a handbook

Author: Jerome Griswold
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, ©2004.
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"The Meanings of "Beauty and the Beast" provides expert commentary on the tale and on representative critical approaches and contemporary adaptions. This books also includes a variety of original source materials and twenty-three colour illustrations." "The Meanings of "Beauty and the Beast" is for any reader who wishes to explore this classic, endlessly rich fairy tale."--BOOK JACKET.
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Griswold, Jerome.
Meanings of "Beauty and the beast"
Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, c2004
(OCoLC)607231444
Online version:
Griswold, Jerome.
Meanings of "Beauty and the beast"
Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, c2004
(OCoLC)632071704
Named Person: Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont; Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont; Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Griswold
ISBN: 1551115638 9781551115634
OCLC Number: 53305760
Description: 258 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The importance of "Beauty and the Beast" --
2. The tale and its author --
3. Among the critics --
4. Sources --
5. Folk tale variations --
6. Illustrations --
7. Contemporary versions --
8. Films.
Responsibility: Jerry Griswold.
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Using Beaumont's classic story as a touchstone, this work shows how Beauty and the Beast takes on many different meanings as it is analysed by psychologists, illustrated in picture books, adapted to  Read more...

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"A blend of synthesis, anthology, and analysis, this offers a broadly supported expansion of the scholarship on an irrepressible story."--Betsy Hearne

 
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