Beauty and the Beast

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English-language translations of
La Belle et la Bête (Beauty and the Beast)
by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve

Traditional fairy tale written by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, published in 1740 in La Jeune Américaine et les contes marins (The Young American and Marine Tales). The most common versions told today are the 1756 French adaptation by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont and the 1889 English adaptation by Andrew Lang.

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English-language translations of La Belle et la Bête include:
Illustration by Edmund Dulac.

Direct translations


Beaumont adaptation


Other adaptations

  • "Beauty and the Beast" [notes Europa's fairy book restored and retold by Joseph Jacobs done into pictures by John D. Batten. 1921 (1916).
  • "Beauty and the Beast" Arthur Quiller-Couch; Edmund Dulac (ill.) The sleeping beauty and other fairy tales from the old French. New York: Hodder & Stoughton. 1910.

See also