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Struwwelpeter

Fearful Stories & Vile Pictures to Instruct Good Little Folks

by Heinrich Hoffmann

  • 250 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Feral House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Social Science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Children"s Literature - General,
  • Social Science / Folklore & Mythology,
  • Children"s stories, German,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Children"s poetry, German,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Juvenile poetry,
  • Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSarita Vendetta (Illustrator), Jack David Zipes (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8355507M
    ISBN 100922915520
    ISBN 109780922915521

    STRUWWELPETER or Shock-Headed-Peter Heinrich Hoffman CONTENTS Merry Stories And Funny Pictures Shock-headed Peter Cruel Frederick The Dreadful Story of Harriet and the Matches The Story of the Man that went out Shooting The Story of Little Suck-a-Thumb The Story of Augustus, who would not have any Soup The Story of Fidgety Philip The Story of [ ].   Der Struwwelpeter's historical influence runs even World War II, the allies used the book to make fun of the Third Reich repeatedly, with one version by Robert and Peter Spence transforming "Struwwelpeter" into "Struwwelhitler," and "Cruel Frederick" into "Cruel Adolph.". Another piece of historical satire came in with Tricky Dick and His Pals, .

    Struwwelpeter (variously translated as "slovenly" or "shock-headed" Peter) has become widely recognized as one of the most popular and influential children's books ever written. The book relates in verse and pictures the often gruesome consequences that befall children who torment animals, play with matches, suck their thumbs, refuse to eat. The name Struwwelpeter (one of the characters in the book) was not part of the original title; it was added for the third German edition of the book. The stories feature such characters as the title character, a boy whose untamed appearance is matched by his naughty behaviour; a child who plays with matches and is burned to ashes; and a tailor.

      finally! the third episode of "german words translated" - Today, we'll have a look into the most intense childrens book of all time. Der Struwwelpeter (Shoc.   Struwwelpeter’s Continued Influence. The Struwwelpeter stories have also inspired a number of spin-offs and artistic works, including children’s games, posters, a junk opera, and at least one artist book. The book depicted below illustrates the story of a girl who played with matches and burned herself to a pile of ash.


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Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

Struwwelpeter is a bit different from the poetry book of my youth. The book was written and illustrated in by a physician for his 3 year old son. The book contains 10 poems that serve as warnings to naughty boys and girls.

The title poem is about a messy boy (struwwel means slovenly) with his uncombed hair and dirty by: 9. The former is innocent with a sense of good and evil for which he is rewarded in the end; the latter does everything wrong and is punished.

But all this comes into question when one discovers Der Struwwelpeter book, a 19th-century German children’s book in which the Struwwelpeter book characters are all children who end up severely punished or dead. Yes, it is cruel, and it is.

Der Struwwelpeter is one of those picture books I grew up with, and read and heard repeatedly as a child, so I have an unreasonable amount of love for it, even though it's kind of awful.

All credit goes to my German-speaking mom, although I'm not sure if she shared this book with my siblings and Struwwelpeter book because she thought it was a funny book or was trying to scare us straight/5. Comment: Book is readable but may have normal wear and/or signs of aging (spotting, yellowed pages, etc).

Pages may include minimal notes and/or highlighting and it may have a library stamp or other used book markings. Dust jacket, access codes and any supplemental material if applicable are not guaranteed.5/5(32).

The year wasthe writer Heinrich Hoffmann, and the book was called Der Struwwelpeter, or Shaggy is the most demented book ever published in Germany, where each morality tale is supposed to scare little children into behaving.

Good. No dust jacket as issued. some wear at corners book is probably fair to good all pages good First edition.

Title page The English Struwwelpeter great color front board of frizzy hair w/ long fingernails Many stories all w/ color drawings Book purchased at G. Swartz in Phila 1st amer no date but must be later 19th early 20th century.

In the original edition of Heinrich Hoffman’s German children’s book, the most famous character—Struwwelpeter, or “Shockheaded. You can read the entirety of Struwwelpeter here.

Hoffman's nightmare tales were also adapted for Walter Hayn's American children's book Slovenly Betsy (full. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Struwwelpeter: Merry Tales and Funny Pictures Author: Heinrich Hoffman Release Date: Ap [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT.

The English translation of the verses from "Der Struwwelpeter" (a German children's book first published in ) shown below was compiled and formatted for the benefit and enlightenment of my children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren (the latter are sure to arrive within the space of just very few years), so that they can paste them into the latest unabridged edition of "Der.

Struwwelpeter Heinrich Hoffmann This Web edition of Hoffmann's classic children's story incorporates the original illustrations. Source and encoding information are available; as is a discussion forum related to Struwwelpeter.

Links to more info. Vorwort / Foreword. Text and dictionary - Dual language - Quiz (Short answer) Struwwelpeter. First published in Struwwelpeter (variously translated as "slovenly" or "shock-headed" Peter) has become widely recognized as one of the most popular and influential children's books ever written.

Heinrich Hoffmann was a Frankfurt physician. Unhappy with the dry and pedagogic books available for children at the time, he wrote and illustrated Struwwelpeter as a Christmas 4/5(3).

Der Struwwelpeter or Shockheaded Peter is a German children's book written by Heinrich Hoffmann. He decided to write the book after being unable to find a suitable book for his three year old son and the book was first published in /5.

Buy Der Struwwelpeter by Hoffmann, Heinrich from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Der Struwwelpeter: : Hoffmann, Heinrich: Books/5().

Internet Archive BookReader The English Struwwelpeter, or, Pretty stories and funny pictures. Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffmann. The Story of Little Suck-a-Thumb. One day, Mamma said, "Conrad dear, I must go out and leave you here. But mind now, Conrad, what I say, Don't suck your thumb while I'm away.

The great tall tailor always comes To little boys that suck their thumbs. Der Struwwelpeter oder lustige Geschichten und drollige Bilder Language: German: LoC Class: PT: Language and Literatures: Germanic, Scandinavian, and Icelandic literatures: LoC Class: PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres: Subject: Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Stories in rhyme Subject: Behavior.

Struwwelpeter and Other Disturbing Tales for Human Beings: A BLAB. Storybook by Bob Staake and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at I read an article about "Struwwelpeter", possibly in the English version of Der Spiegel. I bought it and thought what a great book for little boys, having never heard of it myself before that.

It is macabre, but so was much great children's writing before the "saccharinization" of children's books and films/5(). Der Struwwelpeter () (or Shockheaded Peter) is a German children's book by Heinrich comprises ten illustrated and rhymed stories, mostly about children.

Each has a clear moral that demonstrates the disastrous consequences of misbehavior in an exaggerated way. The title of the first story provides the title of the whole book. Struwwelpeter: Humor or Horror? is a critical analysis of the now infamous Struwwelpeter stories.

While Hoffman intended his depictions of amputated limbs and burning children to be humorous and to warn children against misbehavior, some find the punishments can be excessively vicious.Struwwelpeter (Slovenly Peter) is an illustrated collection of humorous children’s poems describing ludicrous and usually violent punishments for naughty behavior.

Hoffmann, a Frankfurt physician, wanted to buy a picture book for his son for Christmas in /5(1).Hoffmann wrote Struwwelpeter in response to a lack of good children's books.

Intending to buy a picture book as a Christmas present for his 3-year-old .