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Maeterlinck, the Myth-Maker? on the Relationship of L’Oiseau Bleu to Other Versions of the Motif

This paper deals with Maurice Maeterlinck’s L’Oiseau Bleu and the question of its adaptability. The play has a history of big-budget adaptations encompassing seven decades; yet, no major film version has been successful, either commercially or critically. This essay offers a hypothesis for the continuing fascination of generations of directors in face