It is well known that Disney has a tendency to romanticise fairy tales, but more often than not these fairy tales have a much darker history. Perhaps most famously, the Brothers Grimm published the stories of Bluebeard, Rapunzel, Cinderella, and Rumpelstiltskin (to name but a few) in Kinder- und Hausmärchen in 1812. Far from being “bedtime” stories, […]

via The Bloody Chamber – Angela Carter — middle, beginning

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