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The Turnip Princess and Other Newly Discovered Fairy Tales

The Turnip Princess and Other Newly Discovered Fairy Tales

  • Title: The Turnip Princess and Other Newly Discovered Fairy Tales
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  • ISBN : 9780143107422
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 264 pages


A rare discovery in the world of fairy tales now for the first time in English With this volume, the holy trinity of fairy tales the Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault, and Hans Christian Andersen becomes a quartet In the 1850s, Franz Xaver von Sch nwerth traversed the forests, lowlands, and mountains of northern Bavaria to record fairy tales, gaining the admiration A rare discovery in the world of fairy tales now for the first time in English With this volume, the holy trinity of fairy tales the Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault, and Hans Christian Andersen becomes a quartet In the 1850s, Franz Xaver von Sch nwerth traversed the forests, lowlands, and mountains of northern Bavaria to record fairy tales, gaining the admiration of even the Brothers Grimm Most of Sch nwerth s work was lost until a few years ago, when thirty boxes of manu scripts were uncovered in a German municipal archive.Now, for the first time, Sch nwerth s lost fairy tales are available in English Violent, dark, and full of action, and upending the relationship between damsels in distress and their dragon slaying heroes, these than seventy stories bring us closer than ever to the unadorned oral tradition in which fairy tales are rooted, revolutionizing our understanding of a hallowed genre


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  • After having read online about the I think 2012 or so re discovery of Franz Xaver von Sch nwerth s massive trove of meticulously collected but unlike his contemporaries the Brothers Grimm never extensively edited and adjusted, sanitised collection of Upper Bavarian Upper Palatinate folk and fairy ta [..]

  • Disclaimer ARC via Netgalley However, I pre ordered a kindle edition of the book prior to ARC approval I had heard of Von Schonwerth before the discovery of his trove by Erika Eichenseer, so I was looking forward to this book The blurb likens von Schonwerth to Perrault, the Grimms, and Andersen maki [..]

  • After having read online in 2012 about the re discovery by Erika Eichenseer of Franz Xaver von Sch nwerth s massive over 500 strong trove of collected but unlike his contemporaries the Brothers Grimm also never extensively edited, adjusted, and thus also not ever sanitised Upper Bavarian Upper Palat [..]

  • This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here view spoiler Bettie s BooksThe rating, any status updates, and those bookshelves, indicate my feelings for this book hide spoiler [..]

  • Turnip princesses, louse headed heroes, and dung beetle princesnot quite your traditional fairy tale fare.Once upon a time, a collection of five hundred fairy tales were quietly locked away in an obscure archive And there they languished, forlorn and forgotten, for over a century and a half, until o [..]

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