The twelve dancing princesses and other tales from Grimm by Brothers Grimm

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Published by Dial Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Germany.

Subjects:

  • Fairy tales -- Germany,
  • Fairy tales,
  • Folklore -- Germany

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Book details

Statementedited by Naomi Lewis ; paintings by Lidia Postma.
ContributionsGrimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859., Lewis, Naomi., Postma, Lidia, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.G882 Twc 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p. :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3026553M
ISBN 10080370237X
LC Control Number85006964

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The appeal of the stories is wide and varied: the refined intelligence of Perrault, the wondrous imagination of Andersen, the descriptive power of Ruskin, the bittersweet Reviews: 1. A classic collection of oral German folklore, brought together for posterity by the scholarly brothers Grimm in the s, this epitome of fairy tales includes many of the world's best known stories.

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Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm (4 January – 20 September ) was a German philologist, jurist, and mythologist. He is known as the discoverer of Grimm's law (linguistics), the co-author with his brother Wilhelm of the monumental Deutsches Wörterbuch, the author of Deutsche Mythologie and, more popularly, as one of the Brothers Grimm and the editor of Grimm's Fairy Tales.

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Full online text of The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Brothers Grimm. Other short stories by Brothers Grimm also available along with many others by classic and contemporary authors. Anne Sexton wrote an adaptation as a poem called "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" in her collection Transformations (), a book in which she re-envisions sixteen of the Grimm's Fairy tales.

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But the princes were bewitched for as many days as they had danced nights with the twelve. From Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Household Tales. In ""Snow White,"" the last image of the book is Snow White's stepmother dancing to death in her red-hot shoes.

The illustrations are compelling, with a cold, forbidding beauty. And the whole is a powerful, sober collection of Grimm's tales which stands in interesting contrast to the more lighthearted versions often selected for retelling.

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