Course Texts

The following texts have been ordered for the course:

  • They Say, I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing, by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein (Norton)
  • Folk and Fairy Tales, ed. Hallett & Karasek (Broadview)
  • Marvelous Transformations, ed. Jones & Schacker (Broadview)

These additional texts have not been ordered but are widely available; you should be able to get them fairly easily:

  • A Tale Dark and Grimm, Adam Gidwitz
  • I Was a Rat, Philip Pullman
  • Stardust, Neil Gaiman
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, J. K. Rowling

There are some wonderful online resources for the study of fairy tales; 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. Ashliman’s Cinderella Page

The Cinderella Bibliography, by Russell Peck

The Little Red Riding Hood Project, University of Southern Mississippi

Sur La Lune’s Little Red Riding Hood Page

D.L. Ashliman’s Little Red Riding Hood Page

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)