CUTTINGS FROM THE POLISH GRIMMOSPHERE. FAIRY TALES FROM THE COLLECTION KINDER- UND HAUSMÄRCHEN BY WILHEL AND JAKUB GRIMM IN POLISH LITERATURE 1865–1939
The article is an overview of the reception of fairy tales from the collection Kinder- und Hausmärchen by Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm in 1865–1939 in Poland, taking into account the cultural factors infl uencing the form of the analysed sources. The author refers to and comments on reviews, notes, articles, reports, commentaries, publishing catalogues, encyclopaedic entries as well as introductions to the various Polish-language editions of the fairy tales which explicitly tackled the topic of the collection Kinder- und Hausmärchen. The article also contains a terminological suggestion in the form of “Grimmosphere” treated as a structure made up of cultural phenomena and encompassing both Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm’s writings, collections, studies and scholarly theories, and their reception.