Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm

Standard Name: Grimm, Jacob Ludwig Carl


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Anthologization Christina Stead
A fairy tale by CS , O, If I Could But Shiver (recast from the brothersGrimm ), appeared in a volume edited by publisher Peter Davies of retellings of canonical tales, entitled The Fairies...
Education Simone de Beauvoir
SB knew her alphabet at three, and learned to read quickly once she suddenly perceived that the letters were symbols.
Beauvoir, Simone de. Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter. Translator Kirkup, James, Penguin.
Later, the scanty resources of my city childhood could not compete with the riches...
Education P. L. Travers
PLT 's mother employed a series of Irish nannies to look after and educate her children.
Demers, Patricia. P.L. Travers. Twayne.
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An Irish washerwoman, Matilda, told the children fairy tales,
Haggarty, Ben. “Refining Nectar”. A Lively Oracle: A Centennial Celebration of P.L. Travers, Creator of Mary Poppins, edited by Ellen Dooling Draper and Jenny Koralek, Published for the Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation by Larson Publications, pp. 19-24.
which Helen wept over and doted on...
Education Carol Ann Duffy
Formative books for the child CAD were Lewis Carroll 's Alice in Wonderland (a gift from her grandfather when she was seven), Richmal Crompton 's William books (I was William the anarchist and rebel...
Education Naomi Jacob
One of NJ 's favourite home occupations even as a small child was improvised acting, with her sister in spear-carrying roles. She also learned cricket and football, and her grandfather Collinson taught her whist. She...
Education Vernon Lee
Violet also had several German and Swiss governesses. Marie Krebs Schülpbach , who taught her at Thun in Switzerland when Violet stayed there in 1866-9, was especially influential: they read theGrimms , Goethe ...
Education Christina Stead
CS 's father would have liked to have her education entirely in his own hands. The first books to be her favourites were the works of W. T. Stead , and fairy stories by the...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth von Arnim
In Berlin, May von Arnim-Schlagenthin first encountered the works of Goethe and also of Bettina von Arnim . The latter was a literary and family forebear of her husband, a poet and an associate...
Intertextuality and Influence Eudora Welty
EW published her short historical novel The Robber Bridegroom; its title and a haunting (if humorously juxtaposed) fairy-tale element come from stories by the BrothersGrimm .
New York Times. New York Times Company.
New York Times. New York Times Company.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012]. http://www.gale.com/c/the-times-literary-supplement-historical-archive.
Intertextuality and Influence Eleanor Farjeon
As a play, The Silver Curlew shifts the story of the brothersGrimm 's Rumpelstiltskin to East Anglia, and features King Nollekens of Norfolk.
Farjeon, Annabel. Morning has Broken: A Biography of Eleanor Farjeon. Julia MacRae.
It ends with an Epiphany tableau, then a harlequinade, then a bergamasque.
Intertextuality and Influence Beatrix Potter
This is a vivid retelling of the Bluebeard story, a folktale with versions by Perrault and the brothersGrimm . In BP 's version the final wife, Fatima, is saved largely by the heroism...
Intertextuality and Influence Anne Ridler
The title poem reflects the influence of the brothersGrimm 's Household Tales and Joseph Jacobs 's More Celtic Fairy Tales. In a footnote AR relates her golden bird to theirs.
Ridler, Anne. The Golden Bird. Faber and Faber.
Most of...
Literary responses Frances Browne
Geraldine Jewsbury in the Athenæum called Browne's stories extremely graceful and predicted that they would rejoice the hearts of little folks who are not too proud to read about fairies.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1519 (1856): 1497
She also...
Performance of text Carol Ann Duffy
CAD 's translations from the brothers GrimmWilhelm Carl Grimm , Grimm Tales, opened at the Young Vic Theatre in stage adaptations by Artistic Director, Tim Supple .
Duffy, Carol Ann et al. Grimm Tales. Faber and Faber.
Publishing Angela Thirkell
She played with the metaphor of herself as hunter stalking Hamilton with her proposal for translating some of the stories of Ludwig Richter , largely for the sake of their illustrations, in the spirit, she...


December 1812: The first volume appeared in German of the...

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December 1812

The first volume appeared in German of the folk tales collected by the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm ; volume two followed in 1816.

1823: The translation into English of folk tales...

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The translation into English of folk tales collected by the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm paved the way for the development in English of this branch of children's literature.

20 June 1837: William IV of Britain was succeeded as the...

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20 June 1837

William IV of Britain was succeeded as the King of Hanover by the Duke of Cumberland , who then suppressed the Hanoverian constitution.


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