"The essays address the reception of the Grimms' texts by their readers; the dynamics between Grimms' collection and its earliest audiences; and aspects of the literary, philosophical, creative, and oral reception of the tales, illuminating how writers, philosophers, artists, and storytellers have responded to, reacted to, and revised the stories, thus shedding light on the ways in which past and contemporary transmitters of culture have understood and passed on the Grimms' tales"--
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, known as the Brothers Grimm, present a collection of the folklore and fairy tales of Germany. The brothers gathered the tales that bewitched young readers, no matter how scary they were. From the abandonment of children to the magic of a fairy stepmother, the brothers kept the folklore tradition alive. Ten of the most well-known tales preserved by the Brothers Grimm are gathered for young readers in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of GrimmÍs Fairy Tales. Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-8.
The stories of magic and myth gathered by the Brothers Grimm have become part of the way children—and adults—learn about the vagaries of the real world. Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow-White, Hänsel and Gretel, Little Red-Cap (Little Red Riding Hood), and Briar-Rose (Sleeping Beauty) are only a few of the more than two hundred enchanting characters included in this volume. The tales are presented just as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm originally set them down: bold, primal, just frightening enough, and endlessly engaging. With black-and-white illustrations throughout Illustrated by Josef Schari / Commentary by Joseph Campbell Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library
For most children, reading the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm is an essential experience when growing up. Grimm's Fairy Tales collects fifty-five of the best-known fairy and folk tales set down by the Brothers Grimm, including 'Sleeping Beauty,' 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,' 'Little Red Riding Hood,' 'Hansel and Gretel,' 'The Frog-Prince,' and 'Rumpelstiltskin'. The Brothers Grimm rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds.
The Complete Original Collection with Over 200 Stories
Author: Jacob And Wilhelm
The COMPLETE ORIGINAL 1884 fairy tale collection by the brothers Grimm and translated by Margaret Hunt. With over 200 stories and 10 children's legends this entire compilation includes ALL of the magical tales and legends from the German "Household Tales" translation. Stories include Cinderella, Snow White, Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin and many more from the Grimm brothers who have captured our children's imagination for over a century. This digital edition is beautifully formatted with an active Table of Contents that goes directly to each story with over 30 illustrations. Mermaids Classics, an imprint of Mermaids Publishing brings the very best of ancient classic literature from traditional authors to a modern era of digital reading by producing high quality books in ebook format.
A certain king had a beautiful garden, and in the garden stood a tree which bore golden apples. These apples were always counted, and about the time when they began to grow ripe it was found that every night one of them was gone. The king became very angry at this, and ordered the gardener to keep watch all night under the tree. The gardener set his eldest son to watch; but about twelve o'clock he fell asleep, and in the morning another of the apples was missing. Then the second son was ordered to watch; and at midnight he too fell asleep, and in the morning another apple was gone. Then the third son offered to keep watch; but the gardener at first would not let him, for fear some harm should come to him: however, at last he consented, and the young man laid himself under the tree to watch. As the clock struck twelve he heard a rustling noise in the air, and a bird came flying that was of pure gold; and as it was snapping at one of the apples with its beak, the gardener's son jumped up and shot an arrow at it. But the arrow did the bird no harm; only it dropped a golden feather from its tail, and then flew away. The golden feather was brought to the king in the morning, and all the council was called together. Everyone agreed that it was worth more than all the wealth of the kingdom: but the king said, 'One feather is of no use to me, I must have the whole bird.'
Questioning culturally predetermined consolidations of childhood experience, this study focuses on memory and affect on the verge of linguistic formulation. Fairy tale plots frequently function as cover-ups of a deeply rooted violence that expresses itself through sensibilities of the skin and in presymbolically charged cataclysms. In a narrative border zone, early linguistic and psychic events reemerge with primordial force. Split into seemingly irreconcilable opposites, good and evil engage in warfare with each other; cannibalism and infanticide take hold of family life. Four tales are presented here as related in 1857 by the Brothers Grimm, along with new translations. Through in-depth readings of these intricately interpersonal texts, this inquiry explores a frightful silence.