Tagged with Brothers Grimm

On Telling Tales…

“To have the antiquarian Grimm Brothers regarded as the fathers of modern folklore is perhaps to forget the maternal lineage, the ‘mothers’ who in the French veillées and English nurseries, in court salons and the German Spinnstube, in Paris and on the Yorkshire moors, passed on their wisdom. The Grimm brothers, like Tereus, Ovid, King Shahryar, Basile, … Continue reading

Food & Fairy Tales!

Food & Fairy Tales!

The Brothers Grimm are all over the news these days thanks to the 200th anniversary of the first publication of their Kinder- und Hausmärchen in 1812. I wanted to post a link to this great article from NPR’s food blog The Salt about the horrors and delights of food in the Brothers Grimm. Fairy tale … Continue reading

Snow White & the Huntsman: Movie Review

Snow White & the Huntsman: Movie Review

*Mild Spoilers, as the skeleton of the story remains true to the original* As soon as I saw the trailer for Snow White & the Huntsman, months ago, I was looking forward to seeing it. No, not because of Kristen Stewart, rather in spite of her ‘charms’. As you may or may not have noticed, … Continue reading