Maria Tatar is the John L. Loeb Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University, where she also chairs the Program in Folklore and Mythology. Her books include "Enchanted Hunters: The Power of Stories in Childhood" and "The Annotated Brothers Grimm." This interview is edited and produced with music and other features in the On Being episode "Maria Tatar — The Great Cauldron of Story: Why Fairy Tales Are for Adults Again." Find more at onbeing.org.
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