Wilhelm Grimm

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the younger of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories (1786-1859)

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Anti-Semitism was not uncommon among the early Germanists, for instance in the case of Wilhelm Grimm (Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm 179).
Dr Tehrani said: "We can come firmly down on the side of Wilhelm Grimm.
Brun enjoyed a particularly close friendship with Madame de Stael (1766-1817) and befriended many leading European cultural figures, such as Goethe, Schiller, Herder, August Wilhelm Schlegel, and Wilhelm Grimm, with whom she kept up a prolific correspondence and who feature prominently in her travelogues.
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm "only occasionally took advantage of opportunities to tone down descriptions of brutal punishments visited on villains or to eliminate pain and suffering from the tales" (Tatar, 1987: 5), elements which were present in the original tales for adults.
There are plenty of highlights for the 2012 festival, including a celebration of the bicentenary of Grimm's Fairy Tales, a collection of German folk tales first published in 1812 by the Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm collected folklore and published hundreds of fairy tales in the 18th century.
Other than a few profiles of true-lift fairy tale authors, like Hans Christian Andersen, and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm (naturally), there does not appear to be much original content to draw in enthusiasts.
Like Wilhelm Grimm before him, Calvino "freely revised, edited, added to, and basically [rewrote] many of the classic tales to reflect his own aesthetic and moral values" (Haase 360).
Dwarfs play a very important role in German sagas and many of these elements can be found in the fairy tales collected by the brothers Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm.
The clever one-act opera with spoken dialogue explores the origins of fairy tales "Rapunzel," "Little Red Cap" and "Rumpelstiltskin" as told by 19th-century German brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.
The contaminated antisemitic fairy tales stand in contrast to the recent opening of Berlin's pristine Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Center at Humboldt University.
Morgan asserts that these authors have woven their narratives around radical interpretations of scripture and are no better than children's fable writers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.
CLASSICAL: RLPO composer in the house Kenneth Hesketh curates a programme marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Wilhelm Grimm.
Matt Damon and the late Heath Ledger (right) star in Terry Gilliam's fantasy adventure as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm,a pair of conmen who charge hapless locals to get rid of imaginary ghouls.
Many scholars will find particularly exciting the path that Parker traces from Schoolcraft's writing through Henry Rowe Schoolcraft to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Wilhelm Grimm, one of the famous brothers of German folklore, and perhaps to Mary E.