Bluebeard | 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 it in paperback.

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

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

Ashliman, D. L.  The Grimm Brothers' Children's and Household Tales (Fairy Tales). 
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Bacchilega,Cristina. Postmodern Fairy Tales: Gender and Narrative Strategies. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.

Barzilai, Shuli. Tales of Bluebeard and His Wives from Late Antiquity to Postmodern Times. New York: Routledge, 2009.

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

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

Calvino, Italo.  Italian Folktales.  Translated by George Martin.  San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1956. Translation copyright: 1980. Buy it in hardcover or paperback. 

Carter, Angela.  The Bloody Chamber.  New York: Penguin Books, 1979. Buy it in paperback.

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

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

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

Cook, Rose Terry. Blue Beard's Chamber. Poet's Corner, 1998. Steve Spanoudis, Bob Blair, and Nelson Miller, editors. 
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Crane, Thomas. Italian Popular Tales. New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1885. Buy it in hardcover.

Davies, Mererid Puw. The Tale of Bluebeard in German Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

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

Ennis, M. L.  Gustave Dore.  Wesleyan University, 1998. 
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Internet Movie Database. URL:
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Lang, Andrew. "Bluebeard." The Blue Fairy Book. University of Virginia Library's Electronic Text Center, [1991]. 
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Leach, Maria.  Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore Mythology and Legend.  New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1949.

Mendoza, Antonio.  The Serial Killer Hit List--Part 1.  The Crime Archives, 1998. 
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Murphy, Bruce, ed.  Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia, Fourth Edition.New York: Harper Collins, 1996.

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.

Pool, Daniel.  What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993.Scanlon, Christopher, ed. Video Source Book, 1997 edition. Detroit: Gale, 1996.

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

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

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

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

van Leeuwen, Steven, ed.  Project Bartleby Archive: Edna St. Vincent Millay. 
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Warner, Marina.  From Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers.  London: Chatto & Windus, 1994. Buy it in paperback.

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

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

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

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