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The Annotated Brothers Grimm: Bicentennial Edition Expanded And Updated

byBrothers Brothers GrimmForeword byA. S. ByattEditorMaria Tatar

Hardcover | October 16, 2012

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Publication of the Grimms’ Children’s Stories and Household Tales in 1812 brought the great European oral folk tradition into print for the first time. The Annotated Brothers Grimm returns in a deluxe and augmented 200th-anniversary edition commemorating that landmark event. Adding to such favorites as “Cinderella,” “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Snow White,” and “Rapunzel,” Maria Tatar includes six new entries, among them “Four Clever Brothers,” “The Water of Life,” “The White Snake,” and “The Old Man and His Grandson.” The expanded edition features an enhanced selection of illustrations, many in color, by legendary artists such as George Cruikshank and Arthur Rackham; annotations that explore the historical origins, cultural context, and psychological effects of the tales; and a biographical essay on Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. A perennial favorite in the acclaimed Norton Annotated series, this magnificent volume will draw both children and adults into the enchanting world of fairy tales.
Maria Tatar chairs the Program in Folklore and Mythology at Harvard University. She is the author of Enchanted Hunters: The Power of Stories in Childhood, Off with Their Heads! Fairy Tales and the Culture of Childhood and many other books on folklore and fairy stories. She is also the editor and translator of The Annotated Hans Christi...
Title:The Annotated Brothers Grimm: Bicentennial Edition Expanded And UpdatedFormat:HardcoverDimensions:576 pages, 10.26 × 8.84 × 1.66 inPublished:October 16, 2012Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393088863

ISBN - 13:9780393088861


Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this! Beautifully illustrations on almost every page. The annotations are easy to follow and in an italic script along the page. They do not detract from the story, and in fact help explain some of the language. This one will definitely stay in my personal library!
Date published: 2018-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Beautiful book and an amazing read. I loved this book.
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful! Gorgeous book with coloured illustrations alongside each story. Definitely something to treasure!
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book Loved this book! Very complete and easy to read!
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great The stories are short. Wide range of stories and great to read the original stories.
Date published: 2017-04-06

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[A]n intelligent book for hospital and healthcare facility designers. . . . I was blown away by the beauty of many of the facilities featured in the book and salute the architects who are creating beauty without sacrificing (and often further enhancing) efficiency. — Joan Acocella (The New Yorker)[O]ne of today’s most appealing versions is the Harvard scholar Maria Tatar’s Annotated Brothers Grimm, rereleased in a new edition this Fall. — Amanda Katz (New York Times)