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Author Barzilai, Shuli.

Title Tales of Bluebeard and his wives from late antiquity to postmodern times / Shuli Barzilai
Published New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 194 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in folklore and fairy tales ; 1
Routledge studies in folklore and fairy tales ; 1
Contents The snake-charmer's wife in Genesis Rabbah, or bluebeard begins -- Charles Dickens and captain murderer -- Mr. Thackeray's closet -- Miss Thackeray's uses of enchantment -- The infernal desire machines in Anne Thackeray Ritchie's Bluebeard's Keys and Angela Carter's "The bloody chamber" -- The bluebeard syndrome in Margaret Atwood's Lady oracle: fear and femininity -- The party consciousness: when texts get together in Margaret Atwood's "Bluebeard's egg."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-186) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Bluebeard (Legendary character)
Bluebeard (Legendary character) -- In literature
English literature -- History and criticism.
Fairy tales in literature.
Fairy tales -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.
Literature and folklore -- History.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136096582 (electronic bk.)
9781136096587 (electronic bk.)