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What is a Text?: Beauty & The Beast

Original Beauty & the Beast Tale

"La Belle et la Bête" by The Young Misses Magazine, Containing Dialogues between a Governess and Several Young Ladies of Quality Her Scholars, by Madam Prince de Beaumont, 4th ed., v. 1 (London: C. Nourse, 1783), pp. 45-67. First published in 1756 in France under the title Magasin des enfans, ou dialogues entre une sage gouvernante et plusieure de ses élèves. The first English translation appeared in 1757. 


She Walks in Beauty by Lord Byron

Disney's Beauty & the Beast Trailers

Beauty & the Beast on Broadway

CW's Beauty and the Beast TV Show

Adaptations by Robin McKinley

Modern Adaptations