Tag: Perrault

  • The Fairytale Importance of the Literary Salon and Marie-Catherine d’Aulnoy

    The Fairytale Importance of the Literary Salon and Marie-Catherine d’Aulnoy

    First, what is a salon? 1. A RECEPTION ROOM IN A LARGE HOUSE The common feature of a salon: It is set up for social interaction. As shown in the header illustration, “Grand Salon” Hôtel du Collectioneur, Paris 1925. Arch. Emile Jaques Ruhlmann, a salon is also a feature of a grand hotel. 2. WHERE […]

  • The History And Influence Of Cinderella Fairy Tale Analysis

    The History And Influence Of Cinderella Fairy Tale Analysis

    “Cinderella” is a classic rags-to-riches tale and can be found, written straight or subverted, throughout the history of literature. It’s worth pointing out that Cinderella wasn’t truly from ‘rags’. She was related to middle class people, so was at least middle class herself. No one wants to hear about actual starvation, rickets and whatnot at bedtime. This is a middle-class-to-rags-to-aristocrat tale.