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- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.95
The Brothers Grimm, Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm (1786-1859), were born in Hanau, near Frankfurt, in the German state of Hesse. Throughout their lives they remained close friends, and both studied law at Marburg University. Jacob was a pioneer in the study of German philology, and although Wilhelm's work was hampered by poor health the brothers... more...
- The Floating Press 1812; US$ 3.99
The primal beating heart at the center of much of the Western literary canon can be found in the folk stories, myths, and fairy tales collected by the amateur folklorists Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm. Surprisingly graphic in comparison to their sanitized twentieth-century retellings, these intense tales are not for the faint at heart. A must-read for any... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children?s and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as ?Rapunzel,? ?Hansel and Gretel,? and ?Cinderella? would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 19.95
The tale of 'Cinderella' is told wherever stories are still read aloud and everyone is familiar with 'Rapunzel' and 'The Golden Goose', but who has heard all the wonderful stories collected by the Brothers Grimm? Well, here's your chance, for within these covers you will find every one of their 210 tales, in all their enchantment and rapture, terror... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
For almost two hundred years, the Brothers Grimm have transported readers into a world of magic and adventure with their enchanting fairytales. From classics such as Cinderella and Snow White to lesser?known gems like The True Bride and Mother Holle, these timeless tales never fail to delight. Enter the wonderful world of witches and fairies,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
From the land of fantastical castles, vast lakes and deep forests, the Brothers Grimm collected a treasury of enchanting folk and fairy stories full of giants and dwarfs, witches and princesses, magical beasts and cunning children. From classics such as 'The Frog-Prince' and 'Hansel and Grettel' to the delights of 'Ashputtel' or 'Old Sultan', all hold... more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2012; US$ 4.99
They are the stories of characters we?ve known since childhood: Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella. But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions told before bedtime. They?re darker and often don?t end very happily--but they're often far more interesting. This elegant edition of... more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2013; US$ 4.99
We all know the stories — or do we? We know who Snow White is, but what about Rose Red? And what happens to an all-too willful child? Learn more intriguing stories about "Wise Folks," "The King's Son Who Feared Nothing," and . . . well . . . "Donkey Cabbages"--to name a few. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were well-known nineteenth-century German storytellers,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 20.00
Ralph Manheim, the highly acclaimed and prize-winning translator, has rediscovered in the original German editions of the Grimms' works the unadorned, direct rhythm of the oral form in which they were first recorded. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2012; US$ 7.99
They are the stories we've known since we were children: Rapunzel — Hansel and Gretel — Cinderella —and Sleeping Beauty . But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions we heard before bedtime. They're darker and while they don't always end happily, their dark conclusions can be far more... more...