Animal Wives and Animal Husbands -- It Goes Way Beyond Belle and the Beast

Animal Wives and Animal Husbands -- It Goes Way Beyond Belle and the Beast

By Catherine Ramsdell

Sexuality, economics, cultural norms, the other, and self-sacrifice: these and other themes are shared in the globally diverse telling of the classic Beauty and the Beast. 29 Jun 2017 // 8:30 AM

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