The Complete Fairy Tales (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
1072
Utgivningsdatum
2007-08-01
Förlag
Vintage Classics
Översättare
Jack Zipes
Medarbetare
Zipes, Jack (introd.)
Illustratör/Fotograf
illustrations
Illustrationer
b&w
Dimensioner
200 x 130 x 45 mm
Vikt
720 g
Komponenter
,
ISBN
9780099511441
The Complete Fairy Tales (häftad)

The Complete Fairy Tales

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Your favourite fantastic Grimm fairy tales and bedtime stories in the only complete edition of this classic collection. Wolves and grandmothers, ugly sisters, a house made of bread, a goose made of gold...the folk tales collected by the Grimm brothers created an astonishingly influential imaginative world. However, this is also a world where a woman serves her stepson up in a stew, a man marries a snake, a princess sleeps with a frog, and an evil queen dances to death in a pair of burning shoes. Violent, funny, disturbing, wise and sometimes beautiful, these stories have intrigued children, adults, scholars, psychologists and artists for centuries. The only complete edition available of the most famous collection of fairy tales ever published, this collection features the 279 stories in an acclaimed, modern, unexpurgated translation. Now featuring an introduction from translator Jack Zipes.
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The Brother's Grimm were responsible for these fairytales that informed my life and made it as interesting, or as confused, or as wondrous as it is...they scared the shit out of me when I was a kid and they also gave me some of the most pleasure in life -- Terry Gilliam Clearly the text of choice for any reader...Zipes' edition deserves to become the standard translation -- German Quarterly Everyone should possess and know Grimm's Fairy Tales - one of the great books of the world -- Richard Adams * New York Times Book Review * The stories, and the figures themselves, have immense vitality, partly because no punches are pulled, and also because no emotion is unrepresented -- Margaret Atwood It is hardly too much to say that these tales rank next to the Bible in importance -- W.H. Auden

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Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859) were born in Hanau, Germany. They published the first of their many collections of fairy tales in 1812. The story that they wandered about Germany collecting their tales from the lips of peasants is a fairy tale itself. In fact, they invited educated middle class women into their home to tell them the stories they had heard from their servants. The point of their collection of folklore was to study the German language and they also did important work on the German dictionary. The stories were revised to be more appropriate for children in 1819 and were published under the title Children's and Household Tales. By the beginning of the twentieth century Children's and Household Tales was second only to the Bible in the German bestseller lists.