Nancy Canepa, an Italian scholar, has focused her writing on the Italian fairy tale texts, especially Il Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile.
Canepa, Nancy L., editor. Out of the
Woods: The Origins of the Literary Fairy Tale in Italy and France.
Detroit, Wayne State University Press, 1997.
Canepa, Nancy L. From Court to Forest:
Giambattista Basile's Lo Cunto De Li Cunti and the Birth of the Literary
Fairy Tale. Detroit, Wayne State University Press, 1999.
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From Court to Forest is a favorite, but I am looking forward to Canepa's future translation of Basile's work.