Fisherman and his wife links
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 13, 2003, 14:41|
> Well, send us the link, and we'll see what we can do!
Original Low Saxon: http://www.fln.vcu.edu/grimm/fischer.html
English translation: http://www.fln.vcu.edu/grimm/fischer_e.html
High German translation: http://www.fln.vcu.edu/grimm/fischer_hd.html
Scots translation: http://www.scots-online.org/reader/grimm.htm
American cultural translation: http://www.eldrbarry.net/rabb/folk/fshwfe.htm
There's a Russian version of the story by Pushkin, but I don't have a link to it.
Between all of those one ought to be able to make out what's going on.
For extra thrills, try translating from a language you don't know.
(Padraic is the expert at this, of course!)
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