Beauty and the Beast – All Four Versions includes the original, adult-oriented edition of the story by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve (translated from the French by James Robinson Planché), the simplified and shortened version by Jeanne-Marie Leprince De Beaumont which appeared sixteen years later - the basis for all future versions, the Brothers Grimm adaptation and a somewhat forgotten version by Victorian folklorist and anthropologist Andrew Lang. There is also an image gallery showcasing over thirty classic Beauty and the Beast illustrations by Walter Crane and others.
Beauty and the Beast – All Four Versions
Beauty and the Beast by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve.
Beauty and the Beast by Jeanne-Marie LePrince de Beaumont.
The Singing, Springing Lark by the Brothers Grimm.
Beauty and the Beast by Andrew Lang.