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Grimm's Fairy Tales

By Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm

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| Hardcover | 9780887051289

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    Fairy tales are part of the history of man. We can find tales even going back to the Sumer people, that is at the dawn of the writing and of the history, as opposed to pre-history. But, lot of fairy tales, if not tha vast majority of them, are of ora ...(continue)

    Fairy tales are part of the history of man. We can find tales even going back to the Sumer people, that is at the dawn of the writing and of the history, as opposed to pre-history. But, lot of fairy tales, if not tha vast majority of them, are of oral tradition put in a written form by phylologists of vaiour ages. One says that fairy tales are destined to children with a pedagogical intent. Instead, if we read them closely and slowly, triyng to capture their phylological, folklorical, psycological, literary, intent, they reveal aspects of the nature and history of man, archetypal of everyone of us: and it's for this reason that we identify with them, adults and children alike.

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    Lillorizzo said on Feb 3, 2013 | Add your feedback

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    Abandoned for real... I actually left it in a drawer in Denmark because I didn't have enough room in my suitcase. Shame, I did not finish it. Sigh..

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    Hotaruccia said on Jul 2, 2008 | Add your feedback

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