Publisher description for The poets' Grimm : 20th century poems from Grimm fairy tales / edited by Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Claudia Carlson.


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Writers and readers have long been inspired by the haunting wisdom and sheer imaginative power to be found in the fairy tales of the immortal Brothers Grimm. The editors have collected more than a hundred poems inspired by Grimm tales and written by our finest living poets. A brilliant and informative anthology, a teachable text.

Jeanne Marie Beaumont first book of poetry, Placebo Effects, was selected by William Matthews for the National Poetry Series in 1997. She teaches at Rutgers University. Claudia Carlson works at Oxford University Press in New York. Her poems have appeared in Heliotrope, Coracle, Space and Time, Fantastic Stories and NYCBigCityLit.comm



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Fairy tales Adaptations, Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863 Adaptations, Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859 Adaptations, American poetry 20th century, Folklore Poetry