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Grimms’ Tales — Illustrations

A fabulous collection here of illustrations to Grimms’ fairy tales by the likes of Edward Gorey, Maurice Sendak, David Hockney, and others.

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Fairy Tale Films

Some interesting recommendations here of ten fairy tale films that are not so mainstream. I’ve seen five of these, and am intrigued by the rest. Adaptations of Grimm, Perrault, and Andersen appear, of course, but also tales from the Arabian … Continue reading

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Angela Carter: Children’s books and fairy tales

A great piece here from the TLS: Angela Carter reviewing children’s picture book versions of fairy tales with typical earthy wit, bemoaning the toning down of the more brutal aspects of their sources. And a saddening extract from a review … Continue reading

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Arthur Rackham’s Illustrations for the Brothers Grimm

This beautiful article, ‘Arthur Rackham’s Rare and Revolutionary 1917 Illustrations for the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales’ on BrainPickings.org, celebrates the beauty of Rackham’s work especially following the horrors of the World War 1. The images are absolutely magical and a celebration … Continue reading

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