ENGL 2367: Fairy Tales: Databases

Find primary and secondary sources on fairy tales.

Background Information

Bluebeard by Gustave Doré
"Bluebeard" image by Gustave Doré (Wikimedia Commons)

Some databases provide background information, identify important themes, and may lead to other works you can use in your essay.

Recommended Databases

Search the following research databases for literary criticism on your fairy tale. Try limiting your search to academic journals to find scholarly examinations of your primary text.

Secondary Sources in Databases

Try adding some of these words to your keyword search to get criticism and history:

  • criticism
  • essays
  • interpretation
  • analysis
  • response
  • review
  • companion
  • approaches

Select Journals

Here are a few scholarly journals that focus on folklore and fairy tales:

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