San Francisco Goethe-Institut Celebrates 200 Years of Grimm Fairy Tales With Art

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first edition of Kinder-und Hausmaerchen (Children’s and Household Tales) by the Grimm Brothers, which is on Dec 20, 2012, the Goethe-Institut San Francisco has created a special art exhibit featuring work by German American artists from the Bay Area. Kinder-und Hausmaerchen is the …

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The History of The Brothers Grimm

By Francine McKenna on Email

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales, so said Albert Einstein. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were The Brothers Grimm, story tellers and publishers of European folk and fairy tales which were anything but sweet and gentle bedtime …

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