King Thrushbeard | 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.

Alsop III, Fred J. Smithsonian Birds of North America. New York: DK Publishing Inc, 2001.

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

Franz, Marie-Louise Von. The Interpretation of Fairy Tales. Boston: Shambala, 1996.

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

Paradiz, Valerie. Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales. New York: Basic Books, 2005. Buy the book in hardcover or paperback. 

Rowe, Karen. "Feminism and Fairy Tales". Don't Bet on the Prince. Jack Zipes, editor. NY: Routledge, 1989. 209-226.

Snyder, Midori. "The Armless Maiden and the Hero's Journey." Journal of The Mythic Arts. Endicott Studio. Winter 2006. 
URL: (no external link available at this time) .
Accessed on 28 March 2006. 

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

"Thrush". 2006. 
Accessed on 23 Sept 2006. 

Zipes, Jack. Breaking the Magic Spell: Radical Theories of Folk and Fairy Tales. [Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1979.] Revised. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2002. Buy the book 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, ed. The Great Fairy Tale Tradition: From Straparola and Basile to the Brothers Grimm. New York: W. W. Norton, 2001. Buy the book in paperback.

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