The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) (Paperback)

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Description


The stories of magic and myth gathered by the Brothers Grimm have become part of the way children—and adults—learn about the vagaries of the real world. Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow-White, Hänsel and Gretel, Little Red-Cap (Little Red Riding Hood), and Briar-Rose (Sleeping Beauty) are only a few of the more than two hundred enchanting characters included in this volume. The tales are presented just as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm originally set them down: bold, primal, just frightening enough, and endlessly engaging.

With black-and-white illustrations throughout
Illustrated by Josef Schari / Commentary by Joseph Campbell

Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

About the Author


JACOB GRIMM (1785–1863) and WILHELM GRIMM (1786– 1859) were born in Hanau, Germany. They published the first of their many collections of German fairy tales in 1812.

Praise For…


“Among the few indispensable, common-property books upon which Western culture can be founded . . . It will be a mistake if this volume is merely bought for a child; it should be, first and foremost, an educational ‘must’ for adults.”
—W. H. Auden, The New York Times

“Here it is, clear and fine and solid, beautifully and passionately illustrated, this one book—other than the Bible—that has truly made Western man.”
—P. L. Travers, The New Republic

“Everyone should possess and know Grimm’s Fairy Tales—one of the great books of the world—and no English-speaking person could do better than this edition.”
—Richard Adams, The New York Times Book Review

“[A] splendid edition, admirably illustrated.”
—Edmund Wilson, The New Yorker
Product Details
ISBN: 9780394709307
ISBN-10: 0394709306
Publisher: Pantheon
Publication Date: September 12th, 1976
Pages: 880
Language: English
Series: The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library