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• Stories of kings, magic, candy houses and talking
animals. Even though the stories are sometimes scary,
fairy tales allo...
MAIN WORKSMAIN WORKS
The Grimms (especially Jacob) wrote: substantive articles,
reviews, forewords, and chapters, and publ...
Rumpelstiltskin and the Wolf
The gallant tailor (Seven at one blow)
Cinderella
Rapunzel
Deutsche Sagen (German Legends), 2 volumes, 1816, 1818.
Irische Elfenmärchen (Irish Fairy Tales), 1826
Deutsches Wörterbuc...
•Children's and Household TalesChildren's and Household Tales (German:
Kinder- und Hausmärchen) is a collection of
fairy t...
•The first volumes were much criticized because, although they were
called "Children's Tales", they were not regarded as s...
•The first volumes were much criticized because, although they were
called "Children's Tales", they were not regarded as s...
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  1. 1. • Stories of kings, magic, candy houses and talking animals. Even though the stories are sometimes scary, fairy tales allow us to work through our fears. • Teach a lesson about moral values, and right and wrong • Fable: illustrate a moral lesson   • Popular literature: attractive characters exciting plots • An analysis about their Works Adaptations and translations difficult sanitized versions. CHARACTERISTICS OF THEIR WRITINGCHARACTERISTICS OF THEIR WRITING
  2. 2. MAIN WORKSMAIN WORKS The Grimms (especially Jacob) wrote: substantive articles, reviews, forewords, and chapters, and published numerous editions and translations. Major joint publications of the "Brothers Grimm" Kinder- und Hausmärchen (Children's and Household Tales) 1812, 1815 and 1857 Hansel and Gretel Red Riding Hood
  3. 3. Rumpelstiltskin and the Wolf The gallant tailor (Seven at one blow) Cinderella Rapunzel
  4. 4. Deutsche Sagen (German Legends), 2 volumes, 1816, 1818. Irische Elfenmärchen (Irish Fairy Tales), 1826 Deutsches Wörterbuch (German Dictionary), 32 volumes, 1852-1960.
  5. 5. •Children's and Household TalesChildren's and Household Tales (German: Kinder- und Hausmärchen) is a collection of fairy tales published in 1812 by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm; the collection is commonly known today as Grimm's Fairy TalesGrimm's Fairy Tales MOST REMARKABLE WORK OF FICTIONMOST REMARKABLE WORK OF FICTION •Jacob and Wilhelm published their first book of fairy tales – “Children’s and Household Tales” - in 1812. There were 86 folktales. •In the next volume of “Grimm’s Fairy Tales”, the brothers added 70 more stories. It went on growing like this for six more editions. Finally, the book contained 211 stories.
  6. 6. •The first volumes were much criticized because, although they were called "Children's Tales", they were not regarded as suitable for children. •Both brothers argued that folktales should be recorded and presented in print in a form as close as possible to the original mode. In practice they modified folktales in varying ways. Ex. In "The Snow White" the violence was removed by later editions: in the end of the story the wicked Queen is forced to put on red-hot iron slippers and dance till she dies.
  7. 7. •The first volumes were much criticized because, although they were called "Children's Tales", they were not regarded as suitable for children. •Both brothers argued that folktales should be recorded and presented in print in a form as close as possible to the original mode. In practice they modified folktales in varying ways. Ex. In "The Snow White" the violence was removed by later editions: in the end of the story the wicked Queen is forced to put on red-hot iron slippers and dance till she dies.

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