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Selected Tales of the Brothers Grimm free pdf A new translation of the beloved tales of the Brothers Grimm, selected, translated and edited by Peter Wortsman. This unique collection features exciting full-colour illustrations by Haitian artists Edouard Duval-Carrie, Pascale Monnin and Franketienne. Wortsman's new edition will restore the sting and bite of these original enigmatic narratives and will include Grimms' oft-neglected, grislier tales.

About Jacob Grimm

Brothers Grimm: Jakob Karl Grimm was born on January 4, 1785, in Hanau, Germany. His brother, Wilhelm Karl Grimm, was born on February 24, 1786. Court librarians, linguists, scholars, translators, and writers, the Brothers Grimm collected stories told by peasants and villagers and published them in written form, forming the foundation of the most popular children's stories today. Peter Wortsman: Recipient of the 1985 Beard's Fund Short Story Award, the 2008 Gertje Potash-Suhr Prosapreis of the Society for Contemporary American Literature in German, the 2012 Gold Grand Prize for Best Travel Story of the Year in the Solas Awards Competition, Peter Wortsman was a Fulbright Fellow in 1973, a Thomas J. Watson Foundation Fellow in 1974, and a Holtzbrinck Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin in 2010. He is the author of a book of short fiction, A Modern Way to Die: Small Stories and Microtales, 1991- the plays The Tattooed Man Tells All, 2000, and Burning Words, 2006- and the travelogue/memoir Ghost Dance in Berlin, a rhapsody in gray, forthcoming in 2013 from Travelers' Tales/Solas House. Wortsman's numerous translations from the German include Telegrams of the Soul: Selected Prose of Peter Altenberg- Travel Pictures, by Heinrich Heine- Posthumous Papers of a Living Author, by Robert Musil- Peter Schelmiel, The Man Who Sold His Shadow, by Adelbert von Chamisso- Selected Prose of Heinrich von Kleist- and, most recently, Tales of the German Imagination, From The Brothers Grimm to Ingeborg Bachmann, an anthology he assembled, forthcoming in 2013 from Penguin Classics. He works as a medical and travel journalist.

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Author : Jacob Grimm
Publisher : Archipelago Books
Data Published : 09 May 2013
ISBN : 1935744763
EAN : 9781935744764
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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