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The Annotated Brothers Grimm

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2006

    BUY this Book!

    Maria Tater brings together all my favorite Childhood stories in this Wonderful Volume. If you are not a Fan of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, you will be after purchasing this Book! It contains Versions of some tales that are Not for children, But They are also great to read!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 22, 2009

    multi-faceted appreciation of Grimm's fairy tales

    THE ANNOTATED BROTHERS GRIMM, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, edited with a Preface and Notes by Maria Tatar, translated by Maria Tatar, Introduction by A. S. Byatt. Norton, 500 Fifth Ave., NY, 10110. 2004. 462+lvii pp. $35.00 hard cover/7' x 10', ISBN 0-393-05848-4. color/black-and-white illustrations, bibliography. With its color illustrations by Rackham, Nielsen, Cruikshank, and other popular book illustrators, and simple, spritey translations by Tatar, this collection of Grimm's Tales can be appreciated solely for its visual and literary quality. The rich blue cover with gilded decoration and lettering contributes as well to the special quality of this book. But for readers looking for more than the timeless fairy tales tales well told complemented by pleasing illustrations, Tatar's marginal annotations and introductory essay 'Reading the Grimms' along with A. S. Byatt's 10-page Introduction enhance the tales in citing the origins of their elements, pointing to references of their characters and imagery, and denoting particular representations of themes and teachings found in all fairy tales and similar children's literature. Such material defines the distinctiveness of the Grimm's works while also setting them within the wide and long tradition of children's literature. With its inclusion of nine Grimm's 'Tales for Adults' omitted from typical collections along with the varied other material allowing for appreciation or study of the many fairy tales in different ways, this work stands alone in its treatment of the tales. It's a part of the publisher's series of annotated editions of popular classics, including the Wizard of Oz and the Sherlock Holmes mysteries.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 1, 2011

    informative and entertaining

    Lots of good stuff here, stories in modern translation, images, biographies of the 2 brothers, and introductions to each tale. Read up on "The Juniper Tree," my favorite.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2010

    Readable

    A useful and informative book.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 2, 2012

    Recommended

    Great illustrations! Stories ain't bad either!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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