The Glass Slipper Resources & Further Study

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Bettelheim, Bruno. The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales. New York: Knopf, 1976.

An enormously influential but controversial analysis of fairy tales from a neo-Freudian perspective.

Bingham, Jane M., ed. Writers for Children: Critical Studies of the Major Authors Since the Seventeenth Century. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988. The entry on Perrault gives a brief analysis of his life and works.

Holtze, Sally Holmes, ed. Fifth Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1983. Contains a brief autobiographical sketch by John Bierhorst, the translator and editor of Perrault's tales.

Opie, lona, and Peter Opie. The Classic Fairy Tales. New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. Gives background material on most of Perrault's fairy tales and many of the famous illustrations.

Zipes, Jack. Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion: The Classical Genre of Children and the Process of Civilization. New...

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