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  1. 1. RESEARCH ON THE CLASSICALRESEARCH ON THE CLASSICAL AUTHORS:AUTHORS: THE bROTHERS gRImmTHE bROTHERS gRImm
  2. 2. SOCIO-CULTURAL CONTEXT I N D E XI N D E X FOCUS ON ONE OF THEIR MOST REMARKABLE WORKS OF FICTION BIOGRAPHY CHARACTERISTICS OF THEIR WRITING (GENRES DEVELOPED BY THESE AUTHORS) MAIN WORKS CONCLUSIONS CONTRIBUTIONS OF THESE AUTHORS TO CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
  3. 3. CULTURAL CONTEXTCULTURAL CONTEXT ROMANTICISMROMANTICISM • Artistic, literary and intellectual movement that was originated in reaction to the industrial revolution and the scientific rationalisation of nature. (18th -19th ). • Imagination •Emotion, lyric poetry, and the Self. • Nature •Symbolism and Myth
  4. 4. IMPORTANT AUTHORSIMPORTANT AUTHORS • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  • Charles Nodier • Lord Byron • José de Espronceda
  5. 5. SOCIAL CONTEXTSOCIAL CONTEXT AGE OF REVOLUTIONSAGE OF REVOLUTIONS • American revolution (1776) • French revolution (1789) • An age of changes in political, economic, and social traditions.
  6. 6. BIOGRAPHYBIOGRAPHY Jacob Grimm (4 January 1785 – 20 September 1863)(4 January 1785 – 20 September 1863)  Wilhelm Grimm (24 February 1786 – 16 December 1859)(24 February 1786 – 16 December 1859)
  7. 7. • They were born in the Wolfgang section of Hanau, Germany near Frankfurt. • When the eldest brother Jacob was 15 years old, their father, Philip Wilhelm, died and the family moved into a cramped urban residence. • Two years later, the children's grandfather also died, leaving their mother in reduced circumstances Sculpture of brothers Grimm in Hanau Tendency to idealize and excuse fathers, leaving a predominance of female villains in the tales.
  8. 8. • Education: Friedrichs-Gymnasium in Kassel University of Marburg. • They were in their early twenties when they began the linguistic and philological studies that would culminate in both Grimm's Law and their collected editions of fairy and folk tales.  • In 1812 the Grimm brothers published their first volume of fairy tales, Tales of Children and the Home. • Brothers became interested in older languages and their relation to German. • Jacob was named professor and head librarian in 1830 at the University of Göttingen. • Wilhelm became a professor in 1835. • They protested against the abrogation with other five professors They were deported.
  9. 9. Jacob Grimm Remained a bachelor.  Wilhelm Grimm Married with  Henriette Dorothea Wild also known as Dortchen).  Even after Wilhelm's marriage, the brothers stayed close. The brothers were buried Berlin.
  10. 10. Jacob Grimm Remained a bachelor.  Wilhelm Grimm Married with  Henriette Dorothea Wild also known as Dortchen).  Even after Wilhelm's marriage, the brothers stayed close. The brothers were buried Berlin.

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