The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French, Arthur Thomas QuillerCouch
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The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French

Author: Arthur Thomas QuillerCouch

Narrator: Roe Kendall

Unabridged: 2 hr 51 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 05/26/2011

Genre: Children & Young Adults Fiction - Fairy Tales & Folklore

Synopsis

QuillerCouch here gives us these four fairy tales that have been perennial favorites for centuries. The first three fairy tales are The Sleeping Beauty, Blue Beard, and Cinderella, all three of which were popularized in France by Charles Perrault in 1697 in his Tales of Mother Goose. The last tale in the compilation is Beauty and the Beast, this version attributed to Gabrielle de Villeneuve, who published it in 1740 and 1756. QuillerCouch had this to say regarding his translation of these tales: I began by translating Perraults tales, very nearly word for wordthe translations, when finished, did not satisfy me, and so I turned back to the beginning and have rewritten the stories in my own way, which (as you may say with the Irish butler) may not be the best claret, but tis the best weve got...

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