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how many stories actually they did wrote? which is the best translation in english and which publication is recommended for buy? plz response.

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Shannon The brothers didn't actually write any of their own stories, they collected them from oral storytellers and transcribed them to paper. It is why similar tales can be found in Europe and Asia pre-dating the 1800s and why many of the tales are similar stories.
Dianne According to wikipedia and www.grimmstories.com/en/grimm_fairy-t..., they have 210-211 stories currently published by recent books including The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales. However, I opted to buy The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brother's Grimm (www.amazon.com/Complete-Fairy-Brother...) since they included several omitted stories. A quick look at the Kindle preview on Amazon would show that that book has a total of 279 published stories. Hope this helps.
Matt Throughout their lifetimes the brothers made 7 editions of the stories, editing them and adding stories as they went. Margaret Hunt is the definitive English translation which dates back to the mid 19th century. She was translating the 7th Brothers Grimm edition. Jack Zipes recently translated the 1st German edition into English which is great too. So Zipes or Hunt I'd say.
I've actually just made a podcast episode about this exact problem if you'd like to know more: https://grimmreading.podbean.com/e/ex...
Khanh You can read this book here :
http://relaxbooks.com/household-tales/

This is the only book that contains the complete collection of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales – 200 fairy tales and 10 legends
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