Gitta's Literary Escapades

Just another reader taking on (modern) classics, best-sellers, award-winners, non-fiction, and (guilty pleasure) chicklit armed with common sense, a brain and feminism.

Cinderella - Charles Perrault Review Series #6

The Tales Of Mother Goose - Charles Perrault, D.J. Munro, Gustave Doré, Charles Welsh

Welcome to the sixth part of the Charles Perrault Review Series.

An eight-part serialised set of reviews of the famous fairy tales by the seventeenth-century French author.

 

Each week I will upload a review of one of his tales. For an overall introduction, read the first review.

 

 

VI. Cinderella; or, The Little Glass Slipper

This fairytale is so well known that there is no need to write a lengthy review.

 

He perceived that her little foot slid in without trouble

Think Disney's Cinderella minus the singing and the mouse and cat scenes and add a rat or two. And the good, kind Cinderella forgives her stepsisters for the years of neglect and servitude they put her through. A great fairytale overall.

 

Charles Perrault Review Series

 

 

Details & Where to Buy

 

This work is in the public domain and can be read and downloaded for free to read online or on your e-reader or Kindle at Project Gutenberg.

 

First published: 1697
Original title: Cendrillon
Author: Charles Perrault
Edition: Online at Classics Illustrated
Pages: N/A
Read: 17 - 30 May 2013
ISBN: N/A
   
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