Grimm brothers

Grimm brothers
Jakob Grimm (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859), German philologists who collected and published German fairy tales

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  • Grimm, Brothers — ▪ German folklorists and linguists Introduction German  Brüder Grimm   German brothers famous for their classic collections of folk songs and folktales. Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm (b. Jan. 4, 1785, Hanau, Hesse Kassel [Germany] d. Sept. 20, 1863,… …   Universalium

  • Grimm, Brothers —  . Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm (1785–1863) and Wilhelm Carl Grimm (1786–1859), German writers and philologists …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Allumette; A Fable, with Due Respect to Hans Christian Andersen, the Grimm Brothers, and the Honorable Ambrose Bierce — by Tomi Ungerer, was originally published in 1974. It is a reimagining of The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen. The book s extended title references Andersen, for The Little Match Girl , as well as fairy tale authors the Brothers Gri …   Wikipedia

  • Brothers Grimm (comics) — Brothers Grimm The first Brothers Grimm and Priscilla Dolly Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics …   Wikipedia

  • Grimm — could refer to:People named Grimm* Alexander Grimm *Brothers Grimm, collectors of German fairy tales **Grimm s Fairy Tales, their collected tales ** Grimm s Fairy Tale Classics , a cartoon based on their tales ** The Brothers Grimm , a 2005 film… …   Wikipedia

  • Brothers Grimm — The Brothers Grimm (German: Die Gebrüder Grimm ), Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, were German academics who were best known for publishing collections of folk tales and fairy tales [Harvnb|Zipes|2002] and for their work in linguistics, relating to how… …   Wikipedia

  • Grimm's Fairy Tales — Infobox Book name = Children s and Household Tales or Grimm s Fairy Tales translator = image caption = Frontispiece of first volume of Grimms Kinder und Hausmärchen (1812) author = Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm country = Germany language = German genre …   Wikipedia

  • Grimm — noun 1. the younger of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories (1786 1859) • Syn: ↑Wilhelm Grimm, ↑Wilhelm Karl Grimm • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author 2. the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brothers Grimm (disambiguation) — Brothers Grimm may refer to:*Brothers Grimm, authors of many famous German fairy tales *The Brothers Grimm (film), a fictional movie based loosely on the actual Brothers Grimm authors *Brothers Grimm (comics), supervillains appearing in Marvel… …   Wikipedia

  • Grimm — two German brothers, Jakob Grimm (1785 1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786 1859), usually known as The Brothers Grimm. They studied language and wrote a German dictionary, and are famous for writing Grimm s Fairy Tales, a collection of nearly 200… …   Dictionary of contemporary English