Brothers Grimm

The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, were German academics, philologists, cultural researchers, lexicographers, and authors who together specialized in collecting and publishing folklore during the 19th century. They are among the best-known storytellers of folk tales, popularizing stories such as 'Cinderella', 'The Frog Prince', 'Hansel and Gretel', 'Rapunzel', 'Rumpelstiltskin', and 'Snow White'. Their first collection of folk tales, 'Children's and Household Tales', was published in 1812. The brothers' work has had a significant impact on the study of folk tales and has influenced the folklore field profoundly.


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  1. 1. Household Tales

    "Household Tales" is a collection of German fairy tales that includes popular stories such as "Cinderella", "Little Red Riding Hood", "Hansel and Gretel", and "Snow White". These narratives, often featuring magical elements and moral lessons, have been influential in shaping Western popular culture. The tales range from the whimsical and humorous to the dark and cautionary, reflecting a wide array of human experiences and emotions.