Peau d'âne

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Charles Perrault (1628—1703) French writer


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Ancient folk‐tale retold by Perrault in elegant verse. The heroine, to escape her father's incestuous love, hides in an ass's skin; in this humble disguise, she wins the love of a prince.


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