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Bluebeard : a reader's guide to the English tradition

Author: Casie Hermansson
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides the first major study of the Bluebeard tale and its many variants in English: from the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century chapbooks, children's toybooks, pantomimes, melodramas, and circus  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hermansson, Casie.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2009
(DLC) 2008049949
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Casie Hermansson
OCLC Number: 929268270
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 289 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill. (some color)
Contents: Preface: three hundred years of "Bluebeard" in English --
Variants and variations --
Principal variants --
Pirates and true Bluebeards --
Bluebeard in the English eighteenth century --
Found in translation : Charles Perrault's "Bluebeard" in English --
A "tree tail'd bashaw" : Bluebeard takes a Turkish turn --
Bluebeard in the English nineteenth century --
Cheap thrills : Bluebeard in chapbooks and juveniles --
"You outrageous man!" : Bluebeard on the comic stage --
Bluebeard in Victorian arts and letters --
Bluebeard in the English twentieth century --
Bluebeard in crisis --
Modernist Bluebeard --
Contemporary Bluebeard --
Epilogue: Bluebeard today.
Responsibility: Casie E. Hermansson.


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