09 – Tangled




In this episode, we compare and contrast Disney’s “Tangled” with Giambattista Basile’s “Petrosinella”, “Persinette” by Charlotte Rose de Caumont de La Force, and “Rapunzel” by The Brothers Grimm.


 Produced By

Princess King Taylor and Vanessa Marek



Soliloquy by Matthew Pablo

Douce Dame Jolie performed by Annwn





Recommended Reading






Grimm, Jacob, Wilhelm Grimm, and Maria Tatar. The Annotated Brothers Grimm. New York: Norton, 2004. Print.

Heiner, Heidi Anne. Rapunzel, and Other Maiden in the Tower Tales from around the World: Fairy Tales, Myths, Legends, and Other Tales about Maidens in Towers. Place of Publication Not Identified: SurLaLune, 2010. Print.

Kurtti, Jeff. The Art of Tangled. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle, 2010. Print


Tangled. WaltDisney, 2010. DVD.

World Wide Web

“Rapunzel.” By the Grimm Brothers: A Comparison of the Versions of 1812 and 1857. N.p., n.d. Web.

“Rapunzel.” Disney Princess. N.p., n.d. Web.

In Brightest Day: The Emotional Abuse of Tangled.” Lady Geek Girl and Friends. N.p., 29 Oct. 2013


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