The owl, the raven, and the dove : the religious meaning of the Grimms' magic fairy tales / by G. Ronald Murphy

Author(s): Murphy, G. Ronald, 1938-
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Subjects: Kinder- und Hausmärchen
Fairy tales--Germany--Religious aspects
Kinder- und Hausmärchen
Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859--Religion
Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863--Criticism and interpretation
Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859--Criticism and interpretation
Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863--Religion
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, c2000
LC Classification: G, GR
Physical Description: xi, 189 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. The Roots of Spiritual Stories 3
2. Scholars and the Religious Spirit of the Tales 17
3. The Spirituality of Wilhelm Grimm 31
4. Hansel and Gretel 45
5. Little Red Riding Hood 67
6. Cinderella 85
7. Snow White 113
8. Sleeping Beauty 133
9. Afterword 153
App. A. The Verses Marked by Wilhelm Grimm in His Greek New Testament 155
App. B. Little Red Riding Hood, 1st edition, 1812 165
App. C. Yggdrasil, the Cross, and the Christmas Tree 171
Select Bibliography 179
Index 185
Notes: LCCN: 99042770
ISBN: 0195136071 (cloth)
ISBN: 0195130235 (cloth)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 42027502
ISBN/ISSN: 0195136071