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G is for Grimm

 Elisabeth Jerichau Baumann [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The Brothers Grimm, Jacob (above, right) and Wilhelm (above, left), surely need little introduction. Their collection of German folktales in the 19th century has formed the basis of a wealth of children’s … Continue reading

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C is for…

‘Cinderella’ by Anne Anderson (1874-1930) … Cinderella, source of one of the most famous translation myths in the world. It’s widely believed that the glass slippers are the result of pantoufle de vair (fur slipper) being mistaken for pantoufle de … Continue reading

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