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Grimms' Fairy Tales


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Post by Candlelight.kk on 22nd December 2017, 13:05

Some of our recently joined members might find this site of interest:  santa

The Brothers Grimm were Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, German professors of linguistics, who became best known for collecting folk and fairy tales.
The Grimms’ collection of tales consists mainly of Germanic tales but includes a number of French tales as well. The stories were not intended primarily for children. They contain witches, trolls, goblins, and wolves who prowl dark forests. Some of the tales were quite explicit and were rewritten by the brothers to better reflect what was considered appropriate for their time. Many English translations exist, but most of these are attempts to make the stories into harmless entertainments for children. The original tales are often very dark and do not make any attempt to avoid frightening their listeners, regardless of age.
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Post by mac on 22nd December 2017, 14:19

The fantasy world of such bizarre characters - our new 'members' that is - seems every bit as fantastic as anything dreamed up by the story tellers of old.

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