Lookie what has come to a local (for me) bookseller! Daedalus always has great prices on books – I mean, you can get every gift you need for an entire year at this place, but I am pretty excited about this bad boy. 358 more words
Along with the tales collected by the Brothers Grimm, Perrault’s narratives have become the incarnation of canonical literature. That is, they are regarded as the definitive classical fairy tales for children and adults. 32 more words
In recent times, Perrault’s tales have been exhaustively examined from different critical perspectives―philological, psychological, feminist, Marxist, historical, anthropological, and so on. Although they have often been “reduced” to children’s tales, the scholarly interpretations reveal just how subtle and complex they are and how much they still resonate in “adult” minds.
I miss Peppered Thought. I do. I miss plopping down and writing for, well, no one else really reads this but me, so just writing about things I comes across. 284 more words