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Title: The Meanings of Beauty and the Beast: A Handbook.
Description: Broadview Press, Peterborough, Ontario, 2004.. 258 pp, 8vo (9" H), soft cover. ISBN 1551115638 Colour plates. "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 book s, adapted to the screen, and rewritten by contemporary writers. (The book) provides expert commentary on the tale and on representative critical approaches and contemporary adaptations. (It) includes a variety of original source material s a n d t w e nty-three colour illustrations. 'The Meanings of Beauty and the Beast' is for any reader who wishes to explore this classic, endlessly rich fairy tale." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very mi n or e dg e w ea r, minor rubbing, small area of delamination at bottom edge of front cover. Very Good.

Keywords: Fairy Tales, Legends, Belle Et la Bete, Madame Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, History, Criticism, Folklore, Folk, Variations, Films, Psychology, Disney.

Price: US$ 27.50 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 21290

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