When Was Cinderella First Published?


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Cindarella came from the bible around 485 B.C. And is the story of a slave girl being chosen by the king as his wife and she became the queen and saved the nation of israel from being slaughtered.the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, and saves the Jewish nation from annihilation at the hands of its arch enemy while winning the heart of the fiercely handsome King Xerxes.for
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The earliest version of Cinderella originated in China in approximately the year 860 A.D. It featured in a book called Miscellaneous Morsels from Youyang written by Tuan Ch'eng-Shih. This book dates from the Tang Dynasty. However the most well known version of the story was written by Charles Perrault, the French author in the year 1697. He based his tale on a common folk story which was previously recorded as La Gatta Cenerentola by Giambattista Basile in the year 1634.

Despite this, the best-known standard contemporary version of Cinderella, particularly among the English speaking population is the story brought to life by the animated Walt Disney film. The film sanitises the original plot to some extent.

This popular fairy tale exemplifies a classic folk tale myth. There is the notion of unjust oppression and triumphant reward and this theme is present in hundreds of versions of this same story before modern times. Even today, the story of Cinderella continues to prevail with numerous books, television programmes, plays, operas, ballets, musicals and the like being produced.

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