Selected Folktales/Ausgewahlte Marchen: A Dual-Language Book

Selected Folktales/Ausgewahlte Marchen: A Dual-Language Book


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Selected Folktales/Ausgewahlte Marchen: A Dual-Language Book by Brothers Grimm, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

These 27 world-famous fairy tales have inspired countless adaptations in many languages and all public media and have, for millions of people, become an integral part of childhood. Included are such favorites as "Hansel and Gretel," "The Brave Little Tailor," "Cinderella," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Sleeping Beauty," and "Snow White" as well as less familiar ones: "The Danced-Out Shoes," "The Golden Bird," "The Six Swans," "Mother Holle," and "Straw, Coal and Bean." Stanley Appelbaum provides excellent English translations on pages facing the original German, allowing students to read some of the finest stories of the Brothers Grimm in the original while simultaneously improving their German language skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486424743
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 03/10/2003
Series: Dover Dual Language German Series
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 739,046
Product dimensions: 5.36(w) x 8.49(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, aka the Brothers Grimm, set out to collect stories in the early 1800s, their goal was not to entertain children but to preserve Germanic folklore. Once the brothers saw how the stories entranced young readers, however, they began softening some of the harsher aspects to make them more suitable for children. A cornerstone of Western culture since the early 1800s, Grimm’s Fairy Tales is now one of the world’s most beloved books.

Place of Birth:

Hanau, Germany

Place of Death:

Berlin, Germany

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