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Selected Folktales/Ausgewahlte Marchen: A Dual-Language Book

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Book News Annotation:

Presents the unabridged German text of 37 tales taken from the definitive seventh edition (Verlag der Dieterichschen Buchhandlung, G<:o>ttingen, 1857, 3 volumes) of the rchen/>, accompanied by editor Stanley Appelbaum's page-by-page English translation and an introduction. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The twenty-seven world-famous tales in this collection have inspired countless adaptations in many languages. Included are such favorites as "H&auml;nsel and Gretel," "The Brave Little Tailor," "Cinderella," and "Little Red Riding Hood," as well as the less familiar tales such as "The Danced-Out Shoes," "The Golden Bird," and "The Six Swans."

Table of Contents

Introduction

"Der Froschk&ouml;nig oder der eiserne Heinrich / The Frog King; or, Iron Henry [The Frog Prince] [1]"

"M&auml;rchen von einem, der auszog, das F&uuml;rchten zu lernen / Tale of One Who Set Out to Learn Fear [4]"

Der Wolf und die sieben jungen Ge&szlig;lein / The Wolf and the Seven Kids [5]

Br&uuml;derchen und Schwesterchen / Brother and Sister [11]

Rapunzel / Rampion [12]

Die drei Spinnerinnen / The Three Spinners [14]

H&auml;nsel und Gretel / H&auml;nsel and Gretel

"Strohhalm, Kohle und Bohne / Straw, Coal, and Bean [18]"

Das tapfere Schneiderlein / The Brave Little Tailor [20]

Aschenputtel / Ash-Wallower [Cinderella] [21]

Frau Holle / Mother Holle [24]

Rotk&auml;ppchen / Little Red Hood [Little Red Riding Hood] [26]

Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten / The Bremen Town Musicians [27]

"Tischchendeckdich, Goldesel und Kn&uuml;ppel aus dem Sack / Table-Set-Yourself, Gold-Donkey, and Cudgel-Out-Of-the-Sack [36]"

Daumesdick / Big-as-a-Thumb [Tom Thumb] [37]

Die sechs Schw&auml;ne / The Six Swans [49]

Dornr&ouml;schen / Little Briar Rose [Sleeping Beauty] [56]

Sneewittchen / Snow White [53]

Rumpelstilzchen / Rumpelstiltskin [55]

Der goldene Vogel / The Golden Bird [57]

Allerleirauh / All-Kinds-of-Fur [Catskin; Cap o' Rushes] [65]

Sechse kommen durch die ganze Welt / Six Men Make Their Way in Life [71]

Hans im Gl&uuml;ck / Hans in Luck [83]

Die G&auml;nsemagd / The Goose Girl [89]

die zertanzten Schuhe / The Danced-Out Shoes [133]

Schneewei&szlig;chen und Rosenrot / Snow White and Rose Red [161]

Der Meisterdieb / The Master Thief [192]

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486424743
Editor:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Translator:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Editor:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Author:
Grimm, Jacob
Author:
Grimm, Jacob Ludwig Carl
Author:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Author:
Grimm, Wilhelm Karl
Author:
Grimm, Wilhelm
Author:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
German
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Fairy tales -- Germany.
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Dual Language German
Series Volume:
no 41
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.7 lb

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The twenty-seven world-famous tales in this collection have inspired countless adaptations in many languages. Included are such favorites as "H&auml;nsel and Gretel," "The Brave Little Tailor," "Cinderella," and "Little Red Riding Hood," as well as the less familiar tales such as "The Danced-Out Shoes," "The Golden Bird," and "The Six Swans."
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