Forgotten fairytales slay the Cinderella stereotype

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Philip Oltermann: Stories lost in Bavarian archive for 150 years and newly translated into English offer surprisingly modern heroines.

This new collection of fairytales contains many surprisingly emancipated women, as well as more surreal tellings of standby favorites – such as Cinderella using her slippers to recover her beloved from the moon.

(thanks to Moonit for sending this in!)

  • Deb Salisbury

    Cool! I hope these tales inspire some Rejected Princeses.