Children everywhere are familiar with the fairy-tale world of the Brothers Grimm, who made once upon a time” a part of our universal vocabularybut few people know much about the brothers themselves. Inspired by their desire to document their national literary heritage, the two devoted brothers spent most of their adult years collecting and publishing German Märchen and Sagen, fairy tales and legends. This thorough and compelling biography addresses the social, political, and historical influences that shaped the lives and stories of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.
Baker & Taylor Photographs and rare archival illustrations accompany a biography of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, which examines the social, political, and historical influences that shaped their lives.
Baker & Taylor Accompanied by archival prints and photographs, sidebars, a reading list, and much more, an in-depth and engrossing account reveals the social, political, and historical influences that had a profound effect on the lives and stories of Jacob of Wilhelm Grimm.