Saturday, March 11, 2017

Rapunzel


As I was snapping this photo, I almost immediately thought of the fairy tale character.

"'Rapunzel' is a German fairy tale in the collection assembled by the Brothers Grimm, and first published in 1812 as part of Children's and Household Tales. The Grimm Brothers' story is an adaptation of the fairy tale Rapunzel by Friedrich Schulz published in 1790. The Schulz version is based on Persinette by Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de La Force originally published in 1698 which in turn was influenced by an even earlier tale, Petrosinella by Giambattista Basile, published in 1634. Its plot has been used and parodied in various media and its best known line ('Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair') is an idiom of popular culture. In volume I of the 1812 annotations (Anhang), it is listed as coming from Friedrich Schulz Kleine Romane, Book 5, pp. 269–288, published in Leipzig 1790." ~ Wikipedia


2 comments:

  1. Thanks for the pictures.
    Thanks for the information too.

    All the best Jan

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  2. Rapunzel looks a bit irritated today!

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