Vol. 22 No. 2 (2019): Anno XXII, 2-2019

Hänsel e Gretel: fiaba per adulti e genitori

Paolo Levrero
Docente a contratto - Università degli Studi di Genova

Published 2019-12-17


  • Neuhumanismus,
  • Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm,
  • fairy tales,
  • Germanic popular poetry,
  • Hänsel und Gretel

How to Cite

Levrero, P. (2019). Hänsel e Gretel: fiaba per adulti e genitori. Studi Sulla Formazione/Open Journal of Education, 22(2), 337–341. https://doi.org/10.13128/ssf-10807


Taking back to the cultural context of the German Neuhumanismus the work realized by the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in the search and arrangement of fairy tales coming from the tradition of Germanic popular poetry, the article focuses in particular on the fairy tale Hänsel und Gretel, considering its narrative structure and the pedagogical meanings enclosed, aimed at both the world of children and adults.


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