Favourite Grimm translation into English?

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Favourite Grimm translation into English?

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tammikuu 24, 2007, 2:16 pm

I am planning to buy an edition of the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, but am hesitating over the many translations that are available. I insist on an unabridged and unsanitized version.

I have seen both the Ralph Manheim (1977) and Margaret Hunt (1884) translations praised. Do members of this group have particular translations that they can recommend?

Thank you.

2aluvalibri
tammikuu 25, 2007, 2:02 pm

The Jack Zipes's is an excellent one.

3ulan25
Muokkaaja: maaliskuu 1, 2007, 11:04 am

I am also looking for an unabridged, unsanitized edition of the Brothers Grimm tales.

I'd like to ask if The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm all-new third edition has the version of Rapunzel where it is implied that she is pregnant?

I read that the 1812 version of the story says that. But it was changed in 1857.

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/grimm012a.html

I am hoping to get a book that retains the original writing (but translated to english :-P ).

I would greatly appreciate any help! I'm looking to order that book on Amazon soon.

Thank you!!

4aluvalibri
maaliskuu 1, 2007, 12:49 pm

ulan25, I might be wrong, but I believe the Jack Zipes's edition is 'unsanitized'.

5ulan25
maaliskuu 4, 2007, 10:45 am

ok, great! i'll check it out :) thank you.

6rainpebble
joulukuu 18, 2014, 11:28 pm

>2 aluvalibri:: & >4 aluvalibri::
Am taking your advice Paolina and have just ordered the Jack Zipes's edition as suggested after researching several editions & "looking inside" them.
Thanks for the reck.

7elenchus
joulukuu 19, 2014, 9:37 am

>6 rainpebble:

I'd be curious of your evaluation once you've rec'd and looked it over.

8Crypto-Willobie
joulukuu 19, 2014, 10:03 am

Brand new translation by Zipes of the original 1812 abd 1815 versions of the tales: http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=14622130614&searchurl=x%3D0...

9Yervant
joulukuu 25, 2014, 11:39 pm

This translation of the first edition was just published in October. It would be worth looking into: http://www.amazon.com/dp/0691160597/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&...