Tag Archives for Beauty & Beast

Fairy Tales Are Good to Think With

The world of Snow White and the Frog Prince and Rumplestiltskin is a heated zone where people argue their various views (from the San Diego Union Tribune).

24. February 2016 by Jerry Griswold
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Goth Movies, Teen Dreams, & Fairy Tales: “Beastly” and “Red Riding Hood”

Hollywood on Teens: Boys prefer empowering metro realism, Girls high fantasy and better costumes (from Parents’ Choice) 

28. October 2015 by Jerry Griswold
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H.M. Brock’s “Beauty & the Beast”

“Beauty and the Beast” is both classic and au courant because–like a melody in jazz composition–it has inspired countless variations and still does. Laughing Elephant Press has put together an edition of the story with the lavish illustrations by H.M. Brock … Continue reading

29. January 2015 by Jerry Griswold
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“Beauty & the Beast” in Our Time

(from the Los Angeles Times Book Review) Sometimes extraordinary things happen to ordinary people, even professors. First I had a phone call from a program director at BBC4 in England. He was thinking about doing a program about fairy tales. … Continue reading

28. January 2015 by Jerry Griswold
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The Meanings of “Beauty & the Beast”

Jerry Griswold The Meanings of “Beauty and the Beast”  Broadview Press (2004) Using Beaumont’s classic story as a touchstone, this work shows how “Beauty and the Beast” takes on different meanings as it is analyzed by psychologists, illustrated in picture … Continue reading

26. January 2015 by Jerry Griswold
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