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The annotated Brothers Grimm

Author: Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm; Maria Tatar
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Bicentennial edView all editions and formats
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Publication of the Grimms' Children's Stories and Household Tales in 1812 brought the great European oral folk tradition into print for the first time. The Annotated Brothers Grimm returns in a deluxe and augmented 200th-anniversary edition commemorating that landmark event. Maria Tatar includes six new entries, among them "Four Clever Brothers," "The Water of Life," "The White Snake," and "The Old Man and His  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm; Maria Tatar
ISBN: 9780393088861 0393088863
Language Note: Translated from the German.
OCLC Number: 793911026
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].

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This deluxe and augmented edition commemorates the 1812 publication of the Grimms' Children's Stories and Household Tales, when the European oral folk tradition was first brought into print.  Read more...
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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 Read more...

 
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