Bearskin | Bibliography

I used these resources when researching the annotations for this fairy tale. Most should be available through your local library, but I have included links to the titles on for further reading.

Altman, Anna E. and Gail de Vos. Tales, Then and Now: More Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 2001. Buy the book in paperback.

Anderson, Graham. Fairytale in the Ancient World. London: Routledge, 2000. Buy the book in hardcover or paperback.

Ashliman, D. L.  A Guide to Folktales in the English Language. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987. Buy the book in hardcover.

Ashliman, D.L. "Bearskin and Other Folktales of Type 361". Ashliman's Folktexts. 17 Dec, 2005. 3 July, 2006.

Barnhart, C. L. The American College Dictionary. New York: Random House, 1960.

"Belitsa, a welcoming land for 'dancing' bears of Bulgaria". Brigitte Bardot Foundation. Feb 2004?. 7 July, 2006.

Bernheimer, Kate.  Mirror, Mirror On The Wall: Women Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales.  New York: Anchor Books, 1998. Buy the book in paperback.

Bettelheim, Bruno.  The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales.  New York: Vintage Books, 1975. Buy the book in paperback.

Biedermann, Hans. Dictionary of Symbolism. James Hulbert, translator. Ware, Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Editions, 1996. Buy the book in hardcover or paperback.

Briggs, Katherine M., ed. A Dictionary of British Folk-Tales in the English Language. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1970, 1971.

Canepa, Nancy. From Court to Forest : Giambattista Basile's Lo Cunto De Li Cunti and the Birth of the Literary Fairy Tale. Detroit: Wayne State University, 1999. Buy the book in hardcover.

Canepa, Nancy. Out of the Woods : The Origins of the Literary Fairy Tale in Italy and France. Detroit: Wayne State University, 1997. Buy the book in hardcover.

Cashdan, Sheldon. The Witch Must Die. New York: Basic, 1999. Buy the book in paperback.

Chevalier, Jean and Alain Gheerbrant. A Dictionary of Symbols, Second Edition. Translated by John Buchanan-Brown. New York: Penguin Books, 1982.

Cirlot, J. E. Jack Sage, trans. A Dictionary of Symbols, 2nd ed. New York: Philosophical Library, 1962.

Clouston, William Alexander. Popular Tales and Fictions. Christine Goldberg, ed. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2002. Buy the book in hardcover.

Comfort, David. The First Pet History of the World. New York: Fireside Books, 1994.

Crane, Thomas. Italian Popular Tales. New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1885. Buy the book in hardcover (New edition edited by Jack Zipes).

de Vos, Gail and Anna E. Altmann. New Tales for Old : Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1999. Buy the book in paperback.

Einfield, Jann, ed. Fairy Tales. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2001. Buy the book in hardcover.

Guerber, H. A. The Norsemen. The Myths and Legends Series. New York: Avenel Books, 1985.

Harries, Elizabeth Wanning. Twice Upon a Time: Women Writers and the History of the Fairy Tale. Princeton: Princeton University, 2001. Buy the book in hardcover. 

Hausman, Gerald and Loretta. The Mythology of Horses. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2003.

Internet Movie Database. 
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Isenbart, Hans-Henrich and Buhrer, Emil M. The Imperial Horse: The Sage of the Lipizzaners. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.

Jones, Terry and Ereira, Alan. Medieval Lives. London: BBC Books, 2005.

Leach, Maria.  Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore Mythology and Legend.  New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1949.

Lindahl, Carl; McNamara, John; Lindow, John. Oxford Dictionary of Medieval Folklore. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Lindemans, Micha F. "Devil". Encyclopedia Mythica. Modified on Dec 26, 1999. 2006. 7 July, 2006.

Luthi, Max. Once Upon a Time: On the Nature of Fairy Tales. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1976.

Matthews, Borg, trans. The Herder Symbol Dictionary. Wilmette, IL: Chiron Publications, 1986.

Miller, Gustavus Hindman. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Dreams. Ware, Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Editions, 1994.

Mueller, Gerhard O. W. "The Criminological Significance of the Grimms' Fairy Tales." Fairy Tales and Society: Illusion, Allusion, and Paradigm. Ruth Bottigheimer, editor. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. 217-227.

Murphy, Bruce, ed.  Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia, Fourth Edition.  New York: Harper Collins, 1996.

Nataf, Andre. Dictionary of the Occult. John Davidson, translator. Ware, Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Editions, 1994.

The New Lexicon Webster's Dictionary of the English Language, 1990 Edition.  New York: Lexicon Publications, 1990.

Olderr, Steven. Symbolism: A Comprehensive Dictionary. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1986.

Opie, Iona and Peter. The Classic Fairy Tales. New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. Buy the book in paperback.

The Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus. 2nd Ed. New York: Berkley Books, 2001.

Paradiz, Valerie. Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales. New York: Basic Books, 2005. Buy the book in hardcover or paperback.

Propp, Vladimir. Morphology of the Folktale. Austin: University of Texas, 1968. Buy the book in paperback.

Tatar, Maria M., ed. The Classic Fairy Tales. New York: W. W. Norton, 1999. Buy the book in paperback.

Tatar, Maria M. The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales. Princeton: Princeton University, 1987. Buy the book in paperback.

Thompson, Stith. The Folktale. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1946. Buy the book in paperback.

Tolkien, J. R. R. "On Fairy Stories." Tree and Leaf. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965. Buy the book in paperback.

von Franz, Marie-Louise. The Interpretation of Fairy Tales. Boston and London: Shambala, 1970, 1996. Buy the book in paperback.

Warner, Marina.  From Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers.  London: Chatto & Windus, 1994. Buy the book in paperback.

WordNet: A Lexical Dictionary for the English Language. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University.
Accessed on 15 December 2003.

World Wildlife Federation website. Press Release 02/08/01: "My Feathered Valentine." 1995-2003.
Accessed on 5 January 2004.

Yolen, Jane. Touch Magic. Little Rock: August House, 2000. Buy the book in paperback.

Zipes, Jack.  Beauties, Beasts and Enchantments: Classic French Fairy Tales. New York: New American Library, 1989. Buy the book in paperback.

Zipes, Jack. The Brothers Grimm: From Enchanted Forests to the Modern World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1988, 2002. Buy the book in paperback.

Zipes, Jack. editor. The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. New York: Bantam Books, 1992. Buy the book in paperback. 

Zipes, Jack, ed. The Great Fairy Tale Tradition: From Straparola and Basile to the Brothers Grimm. New York: W. W. Norton, 2001. Buy the book in paperback.

Zipes, Jack, ed. The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales. Oxford: Oxford University, 2000. Buy the book in paperback.

Zipes, Jack, ed. When Dreams Come True. London: Routledge, 1998. Buy the book in paperback.


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