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Grimm's fairy tales

Grimm's fairy tales, stories by two brothers, Jakob (1785–1863) and Wilhelm (1786–1859) Grimm, who collected folk tales from friends and acquaintances in and around Kassel, 1807–14. They saw the tales as an expression of the romantic spirit of the German people. They include “Hansel and Gretel,” “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Snow White,” “Rumpelstiltskin,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “Cinderella,” and “Rapunzel.”

See also: Grimm brothers; Fairy tale.

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