Brothers Grimm

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The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm, were German academics, philologists and lexicographers, whose first collection of folk tales, Children’s and Household Tales, has enjoyed enduring popularity, influencing the works of countless other writers, while changing the course of children’s literature. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete fairy tales of The Brothers Grimm, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to the Grimms’ life and works
* Concise introductions to the main texts
* All the fairy tales and legends, translated by Margaret Hunt
* The first English translation of the fairy tales by Edgar Taylor, with the original illustrations by George Cruikshank — available in no other collection
* Multiple translations of the tales, including texts by Marian Edwardes, Lucy Crane and the famous edition illustrated by Arthur Rackham
* Five different translations in total
* Also includes the original German text of the fairy tales (1857 edition)
* Features Thomas Crofton Croker’s FAIRY LEGENDS AND TRADITIONS OF THE SOUTH OF IRELAND, which the Brothers Grimm translated
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Famous tales are fully illustrated with their original artwork
* Special alphabetical contents tables for the complete fairy tales
* Easily locate the tales you want to read
* Features a bonus biography – discover the authors’ intriguing life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Fairy Tales
GRIMMS’ FAIRY TALES
EDGAR TAYLOR TRANSLATION, 1826
MARGARET HUNT TRANSLATION, 1884
LUCY CRANE TRANSLATION, 1886
ARTHUR RACKHAM ILLUSTRATED EDITION, 1909
MARIAN EDWARDES REVISION, 1912
THE ORIGINAL GERMAN TEXT, 1857
LIST OF FAIRY TALES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Translation
FAIRY LEGENDS AND TRADITIONS OF THE SOUTH OF IRELAND by Thomas Crofton Croker

The Biography
THE BROTHERS GRIMM by Henry Sweet

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