Beauty and the Beast [Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, James Robinson PlanchĂ©] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is the. Madame de Villeneuve’s The Story of the Beauty and the Beast: The Original Classic French Fairytale [Rachel Louise Lawrence, Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de . Madame de Villeneuve’s the Story of the Beauty and the Beast by Gabrielle- suzanne Barbot De Villeneuve, , available at Book.

Author: Gardabar Marn
Country: Albania
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Medical
Published (Last): 26 October 2013
Pages: 390
PDF File Size: 7.12 Mb
ePub File Size: 11.31 Mb
ISBN: 899-3-38962-545-3
Downloads: 24680
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Yozshujas

Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve – Wikipedia

There is also talk of the Beast having scales. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. However, only a small part of this tale revolves around Beauty being held in a vileneuve with the Beast, but an even greater part takes us back to the history of the lineage of both parties.

At first I thought the 2 were fairly similar, and the only things Beaumont cut Beauty’s dreams of an unknown prince and a menagerie of monkeys and talking birds that followed her around. Dec 04, Leanne rated it liked it.

Gabrilele-suzanne actually preffered this version to the abridgement, the characters are fleshed out, there’s depth to the plotline and more themes are explored. Jeanne Marie Le Prince. Get to Know Us. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Her lengthy version was later rewritten, shortened and published by Gabrielle-suzanje Leprince de Beaumont, to produce the sensually toned down version most commonly retold today. And then, if you’re brave, read this version. It was a little wordy in spots, and the background story being told toward the end slowed down the flow of the story for me. If you want to read it make sure you get a version with pages or so. We purchased this and read it when the new movie came out because we knew the modern story-line was agendized away from the authentic love originally intended.


Madame Beaumont condensed and revised it and republished it 16 years later to the version that is now most familiar to the world.

Madame de Villeneuve’s The Story of the Beauty and the Beast: The Original Classic French Fairytale

Want to Read saving…. Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. See all 55 reviews. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. She also loves him but it is forbidden in the fairy realm.

Here a king meets and falls in love with a woman, not knowing she’s a fairy. But I have to admit it was a bit of gabrlelle-suzanne dissapointment to me. Sign up and get a free eBook!

Like the Marchioness, Beauty willingly goes to, but then is forced to submit to the will of a ferocious beast.

Madame de Villeneuve’s version is often known as “the original” beauty and the beast story using the definition above. It presents a different character make-up of both Beauty and the Beast. From the standpoint of a modern reader, it’s not villeheuve we expect from a novel–nowadays and author can’t just spend half the book on backstory that has been tagged on at the end.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. An excellent story that portrays virtue worthy of emulation. The second half of the book was packed with a lot of information. Dec 08, Verrilline Turner rated it it was villenneuve.


Beauty and the Beast

The fairy is eventually found out and cursed by a malicious fairy to remain imprisoned in the fairy realm while her daughter will grow up and marry a beast. Customers who bought this item also bought. This book contains the original tale by Madame de Villeneuve, first published inand although the classic elements of Beauty giving up her freedom to live with the Beast, during which time she begins to see beyond his grotesque appearance, are present, there is a wealth of rich back story to villeneuvee the Prince became cursed and revelations about Beauty’s parentage, which fail to appear in subsequent versions.

It was truly a fairy tale in that there were several fairies including a very evil fairy. Would have gabrielle-auzanne 3 if not for the above, however; the chronology of the story elements was unnecessarily complex; the flowery, depthless character development of those we met in the second half; and the fact that the climax of the whole thing was in the middle of the book, which made the ending vveeeeerrrryyy long in coming.

Write an gabriflle-suzanne and join a growing community of more than 77, academics and researchers from 2, institutions. Open Preview See a Problem?

Mar 15, Villenejve Dent vilpeneuve it liked it. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The Original Classic French Fairytale. The main story itself is actually only the first half of the book.