Bluebeard as told by Charles Perrault - Slap Happy Larry
I never encountered the story of Bluebeard growing up, as it was left out of my childhood fairytale anthologies. As a mental mouthwash, I suggest you read Angela Carter’s feminist version of Bluebeard after reading this much earlier one by the misogynist Perrault. Carter’s story is called The Bloody Chamber. The French title of Perrault’s retelling … Continue reading "Bluebeard as told by Charles Perrault"