“Whatever color the beard may be…”: Bluebeard’s Journey from Charles Perrault to the Pirate Blackbeard

By Casie Hermansson.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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A mapping of Bluebeard's Anglophone tradition (from Spenser and Shakespeare to the present day) and brief contextual comparison to Bluebeard as represented in France, Germany, and Spain.

Keywords: Bluebeard, Blackbeard, Edward Teach, Pirate, Fairy Tale, Charles Perrault, Grimm, Literature, History, Tradition, Hybrid

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 7, pp.35-42. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.775MB).

Dr. Casie Hermansson

Hermansson completed her undergraduate degrees at Massey University, New Zealand, her Masters and PhD at the University of Toronto, and teaches at Pittsburg State University, Kansas, USA. She is currently working on a book on Bluebeard for the University Press of Mississippi, from which this research derives.


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