Jack the Giant Killer

Jack the Giant Killer
Jack and the Beanstalk.

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  • Jack the Giant Killer — Jack Jack (j[a^]k), n. [F. Jacques James, L. Jacobus, Gr. ?, Heb. Ya aq[=o]b Jacob; prop., seizing by the heel; hence, a supplanter. Cf. {Jacobite}, {Jockey}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A familiar nickname of, or substitute for, John. [1913 Webster] You… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jack, the Giant Killer — is a 1987 novel by Charles De Lint. It is an update of the classic Grimm s Fairy Tale, Jack the Giant Killer, taking place in modern day Canada.The plot concerns a young woman named Jacky, depressed from a recent breakup, who gets drunk one night …   Wikipedia

  • Jack the Giant Killer — [Jack the Giant Killer] ; » ↑Jack and the Beanstalk …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jack the Giant Killer — Infobox Folk tale Folk Tale Name = Jack the Giant Killer Image Caption = The giant Cormoran was the terror of all the country side. Illustration by Arthur Rackham from English Fairy Tales (1918) by Flora Annie Steel AKA = Aarne Thompson Grouping …   Wikipedia

  • Jack the Giant Killer — Este artículo o sección se refiere o está relacionado con una producción cinematográfica futura o en desarrollo. La información de este artículo puede cambiar frecuentemente. Por favor, no agregues datos especulativos y recuerda colocar… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jack the Giant-Killer —    This story or rather, this string of episodes attached to one hero is known to have existed in a *chapbook of 1711, now lost, and is mentioned by several 18th century writers as having pleased them greatly when young; the earliest surviving… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Jack the Giant Killer (disambiguation) — Jack the Giant Killer is a fairy tale. It may also refer to: * Jack, the Giant Killer , a 1987 novel by Charles De Lint * Jack the Giant Killer (film), a 1962 film version * Johnny the Giant Killer , a 1950 animated filmee also*Jack and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Jack the Giant Killer (film, 2012) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Jack le tueur de géants. Jack the Giant Killer …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jack the Giant Killer (film) — Infobox Film name = Jack the Giant Killer image size = caption = Original theatrical poster director = Nathan H. Juran producer = Edward Small Robert E. Kent writer = Orville H. Hampton Nathan H. Juran narrator = starring = Kerwin Mathews Judi… …   Wikipedia

  • Jack the Ripper fiction — Jack the Ripper has been featured in a number of works of fiction, either as the central character or in a more peripheral role.Novels and short stories*The most famous Jack the Ripper novel is The Lodger (1913) by Marie Belloc Lowndes, which in… …   Wikipedia

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