Motifs, l'art et les moyens, Les: la reussite des contes de fee de Perrault et des freres Grimm
Although many French and German authors have produced fairy tale collections, those of Charles Perrault and Wilhelm and Jakob Grimm are the best-selling non-religious literary works of all time in these two countries. In an attempt to understand the underlying reasons for the popularity of the fairy tale genre in general, scholars have explored the social, cultural, psychological and feminist context in which they were collected. However, an important question that has not been addressed, is why the collections of Perrault and the Grimm brothers, in particular, had such a resounding impact when ...
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