Jacob Grimm





Jacob Grimm


Born
in Hanau, Hesse-Kassel, Germany
January 04, 1785

Died
September 20, 1863

Genre

Influences


Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm, German philologist, jurist and mythologist, was born at Hanau, in Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel). He is best known as the discoverer of Grimm's Law, the author of the monumental German Dictionary, his Deutsche Mythologie and more popularly, with his brother Wilhelm, as one of the Brothers Grimm, as the editor of Grimm's Fairy Tales.

(From Wikipedia.)


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Snow White

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Grimm's Fairy Tales

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“I'm Death, and I make sure that everyone is equal.”
Jacob Grimm

“How often when we are comfortable, we begin to long for something new! ”
Jacob Grimm

“Skin white as snow, lips red as blood, and hair black as ebony.”
Jacob Grimm

Polls

2nd Quarter Long Read Classic-April-June 2015

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1981, Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie, 647 pages
 
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1982, North and South by John Jakes, 812 pages
 
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1962, The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing, 640 pages
 
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