This edition contains the English translation and the original text in German."The Goose Girl" is a German fairy tale from the collection of the Brothers Grimm. It was first published in 1815 as no. 3 in vol. 2 of the first edition of their "Kinder- und Hausmärchen" ("Children's and Household Tales — Grimms' Fairy Tales"). Since the second edition, published in 1819, "The Goose Girl" has been recorded as tale no. 89. The story was first translated into English by Edgar Taylor in 1826, then by many others, e.g. by an anonymous community of translators in 1865, by Lucy Crane in 1881, by LucMargaret Hunt in 1884, etc. Andrew Lang included it in "The Blue Fairy Book" in 1889."Die Gänsemagd" ist ein Märchen (ATU 533). Es steht in den Kinder- und Hausmärchen der Brüder Grimm an Stelle 89 (KHM 89).
Acerca de Jacob Grimm
Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm (1785-1863) collected and published Germanic and European folk and fairy tales during the early to mid 19th century. Some of the world’s most classic and beloved stories have been published by them, including "Rumplestiltskin," "Snow White," "Sleeping Beauty," "Rapunzel," "Cinderella," "Hansel and Gretel," and many more. Margaret Hunt lives in England.