Fisherman & Wife | Bibliography

I used these resources when researching the annotations for this fairy tale. Most should be available through your local library, but I have included links to the titles on for further reading.

Altman, Anna E. and Gail de Vos. Tales, Then and Now: More Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 2001. Buy it in paperback.

Anderson, Graham. Fairytale in the Ancient World. London: Routledge, 2000. Buy it in hardcover or paperback. "Dominee". 27 May 2007. <>

Ashliman, D. L. Ed. and trans. "The Fisherman and His Wife". Grimm Brothers' Children and Household Tales. 19 October 2000. 27 May 2007.

Ashliman, D. L.  A Guide to Folktales in the English Language.New York: Greenwood Press, 1987. Buy it in hardcover.

Ashliman, D. L.  The Grimm Brothers' Children's and Household Tales (Fairy Tales). 
Accessed on 10 December 1998.

Babynames. Com. "Isabel". Homepage. 27 May 2007.

Bernheimer, Kate.  Mirror, Mirror On The Wall: Women Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales.  New York: Anchor Books, 1998. Buy it in paperback.

Bettelheim, Bruno.  The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales.  New York: Vintage Books, 1975. Buy it in paperback.

Biedermann, Hans. Dictionary of Symbolism. James Hulbert, translator. Ware, Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Editions, 1996. Buy the book in hardcover or paperback.

Bleiler, E. F. "Pope Joan". The Encyclopedia of Fantasy. John Clute and John Grante, editors. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1999. 755.

Briggs, Katherine M., ed. A Dictionary of British Folk-Tales in the English Language. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1970, 1971.

Campbell, Mike. "Isabel". Behind the Name. 1996-2007. 28 May 2007.

Campbell, Mike. "Ilsa". Behind the Name. 1996-2007. 28 May 2007. <>

Canepa, Nancy. From Court to Forest : Giambattista Basile's Lo Cunto De Li Cunti and the Birth of the Literary Fairy Tale. Detroit: Wayne State University, 1999. Buy it in hardcover.

Canepa, Nancy. Out of the Woods : The Origins of the Literary Fairy Tale in Italy and France. Detroit: Wayne State University, 1997. Buy it in hardcover.

Cashdan, Sheldon. The Witch Must Die. New York: Basic, 1999. Buy it in paperback.

Chevalier, Jean and Alain Gheerbrant. A Dictionary of Symbols, Second Edition. Translated by John Buchanan-Brown. New York: Penguin Books, 1982.

Cirlot, J. E. Jack Sage, trans. A Dictionary of Symbols, 2nd ed. New York: Philosophical Library, 1962.

Clouston, William Alexander. Popular Tales and Fictions. Christine Goldberg, ed. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2002. Buy it in hardcover.

Crane, Thomas. Italian Popular Tales. New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1885. Buy it in hardcover.

de Vos, Gail and Anna E. Altmann. New Tales for Old : Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1999. Buy it in paperback.

Einfield, Jann, ed. Fairy Tales. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2001. Buy it in hardcover.

Evans, Ivor. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. Ware, Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Editions, 1994.

Guerber, H. A. The Norsemen. Myths and Legends Series. New York: Avenel Books, 1986.

Heuscher, Julius E. A Psychiatric Study of Myths and Fairy Tales: Their Origin, Meaning, and Usefulness. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1974. 2nd edition.

Internet Movie Database. 
Accessed on 8 May 2003.

Langford, David. "Wishes". The Encyclopedia of Fantasy. Ed. John Clute and John Grante. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1999. 1023.

Leach, Maria.  Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore Mythology and Legend.  New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1949.

Leon, Vicki. Uppity Women of Shakespearean Times. New York: MJF Books, 1999. Also published as Uppity Women of the Renaissance by Conari Press.

Lindahl, Carl; McNamara, John; and Lindow, John. Medieval Folklore. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Lonnrot, Elias. The Kalevala. Keith Bosley, translator. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Luthi, Max. Once Upon a Time: On the Nature of Fairy Tales. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1976.

Matthews, Borg, trans. The Herder Symbol Dictionary. Wilmette, IL: Chiron Publications, 1986.

Miller, Gustavus. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Dreams. Ware, Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Editions, 1994.

Mojetta, Angelo. Simon & Schuster's Guide to Saltwater Fish and Fishing. New York: Simon & Schuster Inc, 1992.

Mueller, Gerhard O. W. "The Criminological Significance of the Grimms' Fairy Tales." Fairy Tales and Society: Illusion, Allusion, and Paradigm. Ruth Bottigheimer, editor. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. 217-227.

Murphy, Bruce, ed.  Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia, Fourth Edition.  New York: Harper Collins, 1996.

The New Lexicon Webster's Dictionary of the English Language, 1990 Edition.  New York: Lexicon Publications, 1990.

Nordic Names. "Elisabet". 28 May 2007. <>

Olderr, Steven. Symbolism: A Comprehensive Dictionary. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1986.

Opie, Iona and Peter. The Classic Fairy Tales. New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. Buy it in paperback.

Philip, Neil. The Illustrated Book of Fairy Tales. New York: DK Publishing, 1997. Buy it in hardcover.

"Pope Joan: Donna Woolfolk-Cross: A Reader's Guide." Pope Joan: A Novel. Donna Woolfolk-Cross. NY: Ballantine Books, 1997.

Propp, Vladimir. Morphology of the Folktale. Austin: University of Texas, 1968. Buy it in paperback.

Tater, Maria. The Annotated Brothers Grimm. New York: W. W. Norton, 2004. Buy the book in hardcover.

Tatar, Maria M. The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales. New York: W. W. Norton, 2002. Buy it in hardcover.

Tatar, Maria M., ed. The Classic Fairy Tales. New York: W. W. Norton, 1999. Buy it in paperback.

Tatar, Maria M. The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales. Princeton: Princeton University, 1987. Buy it in paperback.

Thompson, Stith. The Folktale. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1946. Buy it in paperback.

Tolkien, J. R. R. "On Fairy Stories." Tree and Leaf. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965. Buy it in paperback.

von Franz, Marie-Louise. The Interpretation of Fairy Tales. Boston and London: Shambala, 1970, 1996. Buy it in paperback.

Warner, Marina.  From Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers.  London: Chatto & Windus, 1994. Buy it in paperback.

WordNet: A Lexical Dictionary for the English Language. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University.
Accessed on 15 December 2003.

Yolen, Jane. Touch Magic. Little Rock: August House, 2000. Buy it in paperback.

Zipes, Jack.  Beauties, Beasts and Enchantments: Classic French Fairy Tales. New York: New American Library, 1989. Buy it in paperback.

Zipes, Jack, editor. The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. New York: Bantam Books, 1992. Buy the book in paperback.

Zipes, Jack.  Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion: The Classical Genre for Children and the Process of Civilization. New York: Methuen, 1983. Buy it in paperback.

Zipes, Jack, ed. The Great Fairy Tale Tradition: From Straparola and Basile to the Brothers Grimm. New York: W. W. Norton, 2001. Buy it in paperback.

Zipes, Jack, ed. The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales. Oxford: Oxford University, 2000. Buy it in paperback.

Zipes, Jack, ed. When Dreams Come True. London: Routledge, 1998. Buy it in paperback.



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