Mythology, Folklore, Fairy Tales

Cinderella Bibliography (Russell A. Peck): Extensively annotated list of about 200 works of fiction -- novels and stories, many for adults, not kids -- that draw on the Cinderella story for inspiration, including Jane Smiley's A Thousand Acres, Edith Nesbit's The Story of the Treasure Seekers (1958), Lorrie Moore's Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? (1994), Christobel Mattingley's New Patches for Old (1978), Samuel Rutherford Crockett's Cinderella: A Novel (1901), some Dickens' stories, and many more.

Adult Versions of Traditional Fairy Tales: Mostly (Kay Vandergrift): Extensive bibliography of about 100 titles, with author, title, and publication information. Compiled September 1995.

Fairy Tales for Young and Old (Sharon Weinberg, Skokie Public Library, IL): Author, title, pub. year, webcat link for more than 15 books, including Katharine Mary Briggs' The Vanishing People: Fairy Lore and Legends, Sheri Tepper's Beauty: A Novel, Barbara Walker's Feminist Fairy Tales, and Eudora Welty's The Robber Bridegroom.

Fairy Tales for GrownUps (Michaela Haberkern, Skokie Public Library, IL): Author, title, pub. year, webcat link for about 35 books, from Brian Aldiss's Seasons in Flight<.cite> to Oscar Wilde's A House of Pomegranates Together With The Happy Prince and Other Tales.

Retelling of Classic Fairy Tales (Park Ridge Public Library, IL): Author, title, publication year, and summary for about 10 books, from The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars by Steven Brust to Don't Bet on the Prince by Jack Zipes (short story collection).

Fairy Tales for Adults (Canton Public Library, MI): Books and movies that are re-tellings of Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and the Swan Brothers. Updated June 2007. See also their page In Search of Cinderella, with a list of Cinderella tales from around the world and a list of adaptations.

Modern Fables and Fairy Tales (Reader's Advice): Author, title, and Amazon link for about 55 'modern-day tales that read like traditional fables and fairy tales,' from Richard Bach's The Ferret Chronicles to Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper. Compiled Feb. 2000; updated June 2007.

Folk and Fairy Tales Retold (Reader's Advice): 'Modern retellings of classic fairy tales.' Author, title, and Amazon link for about 30 books, from Jennifer Ashley's Penelope and Prince Charming to Beauty by Susan Wilson. Compiled Dec. 1999; updated Feb. 2007.

Re-told Fairy Tales and Folklore (Lake County Public Library, Merrillville, IN): Author and title for books in The Fairy Tale Series (fantasy novels retelling classic tales), 7 short story collections of fairy tales, about 15 adaptations of fairy tales, about 10 adaptations of folktales and legends, 4 parodies of fairy tales, and a dozen modern fantasy/fairy tales. Updated March 2005.

Fairy Tales for Adults (Lisa Davis-Craig, Fiction-L): Compiled Sept. 2002. Author, title, and original fairy tale on which the novel is based for books by 80 authors, from Catherine Asaro's Quantum Rose (Beauty and the beast) to Jack David Zipes' history, criticism, and collections. Also a list of movies, and some relevant websites.