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Five Reasons: Catherine Breillat's Barbe Bleue (2009) & Bonus: My Theory on Why Bluebeard's Blue Beard is Blue


In 2009 Catherine Breillat decided to film Charles Perrault’s famous French folktale Barbe bleue (that’s Bluebeard en anglais). The classic fable was published by Perrault in Paris in 1697, but was set in 15th Century France. 879 more words

Movies

What's In a Name?

“When had done her work,” Perrault tells us, “she used to go to the chimney corner, and sit down there in the cinders and ashes, which caused her to be called Cinderwench.

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Fairytales

Happily Ever After: Cinderella in Film (Additional Background Material)

When people hear the word Cinderella, the first thought that comes to most people’s mind is Walt Disney’s film version that came out in 1950. 1,321 more words

Literature

Le scarpette di Cenerentola...

Sfido chiunque a non conoscere la storia di Cenerentola. Di questo racconto esistono circa 300 versioni, una delle quali è “La gatta cenerentola” dell’italiano Giambattista Basile, scritta nel 1634. 238 more words

Errori Di Traduzione.

What I think About Sleeping Beauty

Summary here!

The moral of the story, supposedly, is to wait for the right man to marry. It’s basically a story that promotes abstinence. That’s fine, and all. 491 more words

Blog

Happily Ever After: 17th Century Women and Marriage Reflected in Charles Perrault's Fairy Tales (Paper)

In modern day, when people think about fairy tales, the mind immediately jumps to the books that were read to generations of children or as movies that many might have grown up with. 3,320 more words

Ideas About Women

Faery Tale Friday; Little Red Riding Hood

I absolutely adore fairy tales, the darker the better, and one of my favourites is Little Red Riding Hood or sometimes known as Little Red Cap. 410 more words

Art