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Here are some books and resources that I would recommend for further reading and inspiration.

Bierlein. Living Myths: How Myth Gives Meaning to Human Experience. New York: The Ballantine Publishing Group, 1999.

Barasch, Marc Ian. The Healing Path. New York: The Penguin Group, 1994.

Bettelheim, Bruno. The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales. New York: Vintage Books, 1989.

Benjamin, Walter. “The Storyteller” in Illuminations: Essays and Reflections. New York: Schocken Books, 1968.

Campbell, Joseph. The Hero with a Thousand Faces. New York: Bollingen Foundation Inc., 1949.

Campbell, Joseph. Transformations of Myth Through Time. New York: Harper and Row Publisher, 1990.

Campbell, Joseph and Bill Moyers. The Power of Myth. Video series. Mystic Fire Video, 1988.

Eliot, Alexander. The Timeless Myths: How Ancient Legends Influence the World Around Us. New York: The Continuum Publishing Company, 1996.

Frank, Arthur W. The Wounded Storyteller. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1995.

Frankl, Victor. Man’s Search for Meaning. New York: Touchstone, 1959.

Gould, Joan. Spinning Straw Into Gold: What Fairy Tales Reveal About the Transformations in a Woman’s Life. New York: Random House, 2005.

Jung, C. G. Memories, Dreams, Reflections. New York: Vintage Books, 1965.

Jung, C. G. The Earth Has a Soul: C.G. Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern Life. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2002.

Kane, Sean. Wisdom of the Mythtellers. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 1994.

Lane, Marica. Picturing the Rose: A Way of Looking at Fairy Tales. H.W. Wilson Co., 1994.

Larsen, Stephen. The Mythic Imagination: The Quest for Meaning through Personal Mythology.  Rochester: Inner Traditions International, 1996.

Luthi, Max. Once Upon a Time: On the Nature of Fairy Tales. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1976.

May, Rollo. Man’s Search for Himself. New York: Delta Publishing, 1953.

May, Rollo. The Cry for Myth. New York: Delta, 1991.

Propp, V. Morphology of the Folktale. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1968.

Sawyer, Ruth. The Way of the Storyteller. New York: Penguin, 1942.

Tatar, Maria. The Hard Facts of the Grimms’ Fairy Tales. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1987.

Tocher, Michelle. Brave Work: A Guide to the Hero’s Journey at Work. Ottawa: Canadian Career Development Foundation, 1998.

Tocher, Michelle. How to Ride a Dragon: Women with Breast Cancer Tell Their Stories. Toronto: Key Porter, 2001.

Tolkien, J.R.R. Tree and Leaf. London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd., 1964.

Travers, P.L. What the Bee Knows: Reflections on Myth, Symbol and Story. London: Penguin Books, 1993.

Von Franz, Marie-Louise. The Interpretation of Fairy Tales. Boston: Shambhala, 1996.

Zipes, Jack. Breaking the Magic Spell: Radical Theories of Folk & Fairy Tales. Lexington: The University of Kentucky Press, 1979.

Zipes, Jack. Why Fairy Tales Stick: The Evolution and Relevance of a Genre. New York: Taylor & Francis Group, 2006.

Fairy Tale Collections

Cole, Joanna (ed). Best Loved Folktales of the World. New York: Random House, 1983.

Graves, Robert. The Greek Myths, vols. 1 and 2. Middlesex: Penguin Books Ltd., 1960.

Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales. New York: Pantheon Books Inc., 1994.

Hamilton, Edith. Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes. New York: Penguin Books Inc., 1940.

Kane, Alice. The Dreamer Awakes. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 1995.

Lang, Andrew. The Coloured Fairy Books. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1965.

Leeming, David Adams. Mythology: The Voyage of the Hero. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Opie, Iona and Peter (eds). The Classic Fairy Tales. New York: Oxford University Press, 1974.

Pinkola Estes, Clarissa. Women Who Run with the Wolves. New York: Ballantine Books, 1992

Tatar, Maria, ed. The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2002.

Yolen, Jane (ed). Favorite Folktales from Around the World. New York: Pantheon Books, 1986.

Recommended Symbol Dictionaries and Reference Material

Chevalier, Jean and Gheerbrant, Alain. The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols. London: The Penguin Group, 1996.

Cirlot, J.E. A Dictionary of Symbols. 2nd ed. Translated by Jack Sage. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1962.

Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology and Legend. San Francsico: HarperSanFrancisco, 1972.

Walker, Barbara. The Woman’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1993.