GMST 180 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Wilhelm Grimm, Popular Publications, Disneyfication

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City of kassel associated with the brothers: born in kassel, went to school in kassel, returned to kassel after studying law in marburg, grimm museum and archive is located in kassel. Hugely important to german cultural history/coherent identity through language: germany was not one country many small nations, nothing cohesive. Hanover was the only place that today"s german was spoken. Everywhere used different regional dialects: consolidated german dialects into a grammar and authored the german language encyclopaedic and etymological dictionary, among the founding fathers of a german philology/german studies, also explored folklore and tales compiled collections. Notion of national cultural identity as manifested in folk tales and traditions of the nation: close work on german language: Local tales first collections are very rough/raw/region specific. Children"s and household tales the grimm"s fairy tales: didn"t expect the collection to have a large impact, let alone become one of the most popular publications of the period.

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