Cinderella | Critical Essay by Philip Lewis

This literature criticism consists of approximately 22 pages of analysis & critique of Cinderella.
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Critical Essay by Philip Lewis

SOURCE:“Food for Sight: Perrault's ‘Peau d’âne,’” in MLN, Vol. 106, No. 4, September, 1991, pp. 793-817.

In the excerpt below, Lewis analyzes culinary themes in Perrault's “Peau d’âne” and “Cendrillon.”

[B]efore looking more closely at Louis Marin's [scholar and author of the influential study La parole mangée] intriguing line on the tales of Charles Perrault, we should outline the larger historical scheme in which his reading of the tales takes root. Marin's understanding of the culinary sign stems from the study of representation and representationality that he elaborates in La critique du discours, a study that takes the Logique of Port-Royal to be the pivotal text in French intellectual history of the seventeenth century. The Logique...

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