(Baroness d’Aulnoy, Countess d’Aulnoy, Marie Catherine comtess d’Aulnoy)
(1650 - 1705)
Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, Baroness d’Aulnoy, also known as Countess d’Aulnoy, was a French writer known for her fairy tales. When she termed her works contes de fées (fairy tales), she originated the term that is now generally used for the genre.
D’Aulnoy’s Fairy Tales (1923)
This is a classic collection of French fairy tales. Read online at Hathitrust.
This new edition has a cover illustration by Walter Crane. Read for free online at Toronto Public Library. NOTE: that link downloads a very large file.
The Hind in the Wood (1875)
A neglected fairy curses the newborn princess. Read for Free online at Internet Archive.