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Web Links

19th-Century German Stories
Link to tales from short stories in English and German—
including 19 illustrated tales from the Brothers Grimm.

Downtown Kassel
See the sights of Kassel, self-proclaimed capital of the
"German Fairy Tale Road," where the Brothers Grimm spent much of their life and produced some of their best known work.

From the Brothers Grimm
Find film versions of the Grimms' tales—with an American twist—plus behind-the-scenes peeks, classroom resources, and more.

Grimm Brothers' Home Page
This comprehensive site is dedicated to the life and works of the Brothers Grimm.

Grimms' Fairy Tales
This site has the complete text of 209 tales collected by the Grimm Brothers.


NGS Resources

O'Neill, Thomas. "Guardians of the Fairy Tale: The Brothers Grimm." Pages 102-129, December 1999.

"A Traveler's Map of Germany." NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Magazine map supplement, September 1991.

Arden, Harvey. "The Magic World of Hans Christian Anderson." Pages 825-849, December 1979.


Additional Resources

Antonsen, Elmer H., et al. Grimm Brothers and the Germanic Past. John Benjamins Publishing, 1990.

Haase, Donald, ed. The Reception of Grimms' Fairy Tales. Wayne State University Press, 1993.

Hunt, Margaret, translator. Grimm's Fairy Tales. Cupples and Leon Company, 1914.

Kamenetsky, Christa. The Brothers Grimm & Their Critics: Folktales and the Quest for Meaning. Ohio University Press, 1992.

McGlathery, James M., et al., eds. The Brothers Grimm and Folktale. University of Illinois Press, 1988.

McGlathery, James M. Grimm's Fairy Tales: A History of Criticism on a Popular Classic. Camden House, 1993.

Tatar, Maria. The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales. Princeton University Press, 1987.

Zipes, Jack, translator. The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Bantam Books, 1992.


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