The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales

The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales

by The Brothers Grimm
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date: 27/11/2020
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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 in the next four decades the Grimms would publish six other editions, each extensively revised in content and style. From "The Frog King" to "The Golden Key," wondrous worlds unfold—heroes and heroines are rewarded, weaker animals triumph over the strong, and simple bumpkins prove themselves not so simple after all.

ISBN:
9789897784040
9789897784040
Category:
Fiction
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
27-11-2020
Language:
English
Publisher:
Pandoras Box!
The Brothers Grimm

When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm set out to collect stories in the early 1800s, their goal was not to entertain children but to preserve Germanic folklore and the hard life of European peasants was reflected in the tales they discovered.

However, once the brothers saw how the stories entranced young readers, they began softening some of the harsher aspects to make them more suitable for children.

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