Grimms' Bad Girls and Bold Boys: The Moral and Social Vision of the Tales

Grimms' Bad Girls and Bold Boys: The Moral and Social Vision of the Tales

by Ruth B. Bottigheimer, Jacob W. Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm
     
 

In this book -- the first in more than fifty years to treat the entire body of Grimms' Tales -- Ruth B. Bottigheimer provides a thorough analysis of the stories' content, focusing in particular on the matter of gender. By combining a sociohistorical examination of the stories with close scrutiny of the language in which they are told, Bottigheimer reveals coherent…  See more details below

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In this book -- the first in more than fifty years to treat the entire body of Grimms' Tales -- Ruth B. Bottigheimer provides a thorough analysis of the stories' content, focusing in particular on the matter of gender. By combining a sociohistorical examination of the stories with close scrutiny of the language in which they are told, Bottigheimer reveals coherent patterns of motif, plot, and image and brings new insight into the moral and social vision of the collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300043891
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1987
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
881,905
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

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