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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm; Maria Tatar
|Language Note:||Translated from the German.|
|Description:||liii, 496 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm|
|Contents:||Preface : Magical and mythical: two hundred years of the Brothers Grimm --
Introduction / A.S. Byatt --
Reading the Grimms' Children's stories and household tales: origins and cultural effects of the collection. pt. 1. The tales. The Frog King, or Iron Heinrich ; A fairy tale about a boy who left home to learn about fear ; The wolf and the seven little goats ; The twelve brothers ; Little brother and little sister ; Rapunzel ; The three little men in the woods ; Hansel and Gretel ; The white snake ; The fisherman and his wife ; The brave little tailor ; Cinderella ; Mother Holle ; The seven ravens ; Little Red Riding Hood ; The Bremen town musicians ; The devil and his three golden hairs ; The magic table, the gold donkey, and the club in the sack ; The elves ; The robber bridegroom ; Godfather Death ; Fitcher's bird ; The juniper tree ; The six swans ; Briar Rose ; Snow White ; Rumpelstiltskin ; The golden bird ; The three feathers ; The golden goose ; Furry pelts ; Jorinda and Joringel ; The old man and his grandson ; The singing, soaring lark ; The goose girl ; The water of life ; The poor miller's boy and the cat ; Four artful brothers ; The worn-out dancing shoes ; The star talers ; The Nixie in the well ; Snow White and Rose Red ; The golden key. pt. 2. Tales for adults. The Jew in the brambles ; Mother Trudy ; The hand with the knife ; How children played butcher with each other ; Hans Dumm ; The evil mother-in-law ; The children living in a time of famine ; The stubborn child ; The rose --
pt. 3. The Brothers Grimm: biographical essay --
pt. 4. Other matters. Prefaces to the first two editions of the Grimms' Children's stories and household tales --
pt. 5. The magic of fairy tales.
|Other Titles:||Kinder- und Hausmärchen.|
|Responsibility:||Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm ; edited with a new preface and notes by Maria Tatar ; translations by Maria Tatar ; introduction by A.S. Byatt ; [illustrations by Arthur Rackham ... [et .al].|
Praise for the first edition: "...can inspire that sharp fairytale pleasure at impending danger, as when the witch's voice cackles: 'Nibble, nibble where's the mouse? Who's that nibbling at my