Hansel & Gretel | 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 Amazon.com 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. 
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Anderson, Graham. Fairytale in the Ancient World. London: Routledge, 2000.
Amazon.com: Buy it in hardcover or paperback.

Ashliman, D. L.  A Guide to Folktales in the English Language.New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.
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Ashliman, D. L.  The Grimm Brothers' Children's and Household Tales (Fairy Tales). 
URL: http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/grimmtales.html. 
Accessed on 10 December 1998.

Bernheimer, Kate.  Mirror, Mirror On The Wall: Women Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales.  New York: Anchor Books, 1998.
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Bettelheim, Bruno.  The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales.  New York: Vintage Books, 1975.
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Brewer, Derek. Symbolic Stories: Traditional Narratives of Family Drama in English Literature. Cambridge, England: D. S. Brewer, 1980.

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

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.
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Canepa, Nancy. Out of the Woods : The Origins of the Literary Fairy Tale in Italy and France. Detroit: Wayne State University, 1997.
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Cashdan, Sheldon. The Witch Must Die. New York: Basic, 1999.
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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.
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Crane, Thomas. Italian Popular Tales. New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1885.
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de Vos, Gail and Anna E. Altmann. New Tales for Old : Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1999. 
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Dieckmann, Hans.Twice-Told Tales: The Psychological Use of Fairy Tales. Wilmette, IL: Chiron, 1986.

Duckworth, Ted. A Dictionary of Slang. 1996-2003.
URL: http://www.peevish.co.uk/slang/
Accessed on 18 December 2003.

Einfield, Jann, ed. Fairy Tales. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2001. 
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Ellis, John M. One Fairy Story Too Many: The Brothers Grimm and Their Tales. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.

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

Hoyme, James B. "The 'Abandoning Impulse' in Human Parents." The Lion and the Unicorn. 12:2. December 1988. 32-46.

Internet Movie Database. 
URL: http://www.imdb.com
Accessed on 8 May 2003.

Jacoby, Mario, Verena Kast and Ingrid Riedel. Michael H. Kohm, trans. Witches, Ogres, and the Devil's Daughter: Encounters with Evil in Fairy Tales. Boston and London: Shambala, 1992.

Jobes, Gertrude. Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols. New York: Scarecrow, 1962.

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

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.

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.

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.
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Opie, Iona and Moria Tatem, editors. A Dictionary of Superstitions. Oxford University Press, 1989.

Philip, Neil. The Illustrated Book of Fairy Tales. New York: DK Publishing, 1997.
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Propp, Vladimir. Morphology of the Folktale. Austin: University of Texas, 1968.
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Rolleke, Heinz. "New Results of Research on Grimms' Fairy Tales." The Brothers Grimm and Folktale. James M. McGlathery, editor. Urbana-Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1988. 101-111.
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Rusch-Feja, Diann. The Portrayal of the Maturation Process in Girl Figures in Selected Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1995.

Tatar, Maria M. The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales. New York: W. W. Norton, 2002.
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Tatar, Maria M., ed. The Classic Fairy Tales. New York: W. W. Norton, 1999.
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Tatar, Maria M. The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales. Princeton: Princeton University, 1987.
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Tatar, Maria. Off With Their Heads!: Fairy Tales and the Culture of Childhood. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1987.
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Thomas, Joyce. Inside the Wolf's Belly: Aspects of the Fairy Tale. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1989.

Thompson, Stith. The Folktale. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1946.
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Thompson, Stith. The Types of the Folktale: A Classification and Bibliography. Helsinki: Academia Scientiarum Fennica, 1961.

Tolkien, J. R. R. "On Fairy Stories." Tree and Leaf. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965.
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von Franz, Marie-Louise. The Interpretation of Fairy Tales. Boston and London: Shambala, 1970, 1996.
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Waring, Phillippa. The Dictionary of Omens and Superstitions. London: Souvenir Press, 1978.

Warner, Marina.  From Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers.  London: Chatto & Windus, 1994.
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WordNet: A Lexical Dictionary for the English Language. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University.
URL: http://www.cogsci.princeton.edu/~wn/ 
Accessed on 15 December 2003.

Yolen, Jane. Touch Magic. Little Rock: August House, 2000.
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Zipes, Jack.  Beauties, Beasts and Enchantments: Classic French Fairy Tales. New York: New American Library, 1989.
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Zipes, Jack.  Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion: The Classical Genre for Children and the Process of Civilization. New York: Methuen, 1983.
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Zipes, Jack, ed. The Great Fairy Tale Tradition: From Straparola and Basile to the Brothers Grimm. New York: W. W. Norton, 2001. 
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Zipes, Jack. Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales, Children and the Culture Industry. New York: Routledge, 1997.
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Zipes, Jack, ed. The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales. Oxford: Oxford University, 2000.
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Zipes, Jack, ed. When Dreams Come True. London: Routledge, 1998.
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Special thanks to Danielle Green Barney who gathered many of the symbolism annotations when SurLaLune was an infant.

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