Course Texts

The following texts have been ordered for the course:

  • Cinderella: A Casebook, edited by Alan Dundes (Wisconsin)
  • Folk & Fairy Tales (4th ed), edited by Martin Hallett and Barbara Karasek (Broadview Press)
  • A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett (Penguin Classics)
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J. K. Rowling (Scholastic)
  • The Transition to College Writing (2nd ed.), by Keith Hjortshoj (Bedford St. Martin’s)

Additional texts will be distributed in or discovered by the class. We will also have screenings of several “Cinderella” films, which may include:

  • Ashpet, An Appalachian Cinderella
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella
  • Cinderella (Disney)

There are some wonderful online resources for the study of fairy tales, and of Cinderella in particular. Here are a few; let me know if you find more!

Sur La Lune’s Cinderella Page

The Cinderella Project, University of Southern Mississippi

D. L. Ashilman’s Cinderella Page

The Cinderella Bibliography, by Russell Peck

Finally, some links that have nothing to do with Cinderella:

How to Study: A Brief Guide, by William J. Rappaport

Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits, by Benedict Carey (NY Times)