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Fairy Tale Hybridity: What Kind of Animal is Beast in ‘Beauty and the Beast’?

‘Beauty and the Beast’ belongs to the Animal Groom cycle of fairy tales alongside ‘The Frog King’ and ‘Cupid and Psyche’.  I have always been intrigued by what kind of animal Beast is in this tale and my interest was … Continue reading

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Film and Fairy Tale

The reinvention of fairy tale through literary and cinematic adaptation is a whole area of debate in itself. These three pieces look at different aspects of film versions of fairy tales: first, ‘The 25 Best Live-Action Fairy Tale Movies Ever, … Continue reading

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