Dr. Maria Tatar, Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures and of Folklore and Mythology at Harvard University, and author of many books speaks on the 200th anniversary of the publication of Grimms’ “Kinder- und Hausmärchen” (Children’s and Household Tales).
Dr. Tatar is an authority on the works of The Brothers Grimm. She teaches courses in German Studies, Folklore, and Children’s Literature. Her books include:
- The annotated Brothers Grimm
- Enchanted hunters: The power of stories in childhood
- The hard facts of the Grimms’ fairy tales
- Off with their heads!: Fairy tales and the culture of childhood
Join us for the 25th Helen E. Stubbs Memorial Lecture:
“Magical and Mythical: 200 Years of the Brothers Grimm.”
Thursday October 25, 2012
8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Lillian H. Smith Branch
The lecture is free. For more information, please contact The Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books at 416-393-7753.