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See All Customer Reviews. Shop Kids' Books. Read an excerpt of this book! Add to Wishlist. USD 3. Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Explore Now. Buy As Gift. They were frequently written in a colloquial style, using idioms and spoke language in a manner previously unseen in Danish literature. Though simple at first glance, Hans Andersen Fairy Tales often convey sophisticated moral teachings, in equal measure heart-breaking and heart-warming.
His work can be identified from its masterful accuracy, humorous touches, personality, and attention to detail. Product Details About the Author. About the Author Hans Christian Andersen was born in Odense, Denmark, the son of a poor shoemaker and a washerwoman. Date of Birth: April 2, Date of Death: August 4, Place of Birth: Odense, Denmark. Place of Death: Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Documents Last activity. Flashcards Last activity. Add to Add to collection s Add to saved. Most widely recognized for his collections of fairy tales, Andersen was also a novelist, a poet and travel writer, the author of musical works, and a creator of original, whimsical papercuts. His retellings of traditional Danish fairy tales and the many fairy tales he created have been read and reread by generations of young people around the world.
Andersen was born in in Odense, Denmark, left school at age 11, and moved to Copenhagen at 14, where a series of patrons and friends encouraged his literary talent. He died in Rolighed, Denmark in Unless otherwise noted, all books in the exhibit are by Andersen; any exceptions are noted on the item label. London: Richard Bentley, English translation by Mary Howitt. Andersen was a well-known Danish literary figure before he achieved wide fame for his fairy tales.
The Improvisatore, an autobiographical novel, first appeared in Danish in and was his first real success after several years of publishing poems, musical dramas, and travel sketches. The Shoes of Fortune, and Other Tales. New York: John Wiley, Original brown stamped cloth. It was published soon after the first English translations of his work began to appear in and includes four illustrations by the German artist Otto Specktor, who illustrated many of the original Danish editions.
Andersen, Hans Christian and Grandfather Drewsen. New York: Holt, Reinhart and Winston, This is a facsimile edition of a scrapbook created by Danish court magistrate Adolph Drewsen in for his granddaughter Christine, with assistance from his friend Hans Christian Andersen. The book contains clippings from newspapers and magazines from several countries arranged into pictures and collages.
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New York: James Miller, Original red stamped cloth. New York: John R. Stone and V. New York: Hurd and Houghton, Stories from Hans Andersen. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Second edition.
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Alfred Chapin Rogers Collection. Dulac , along with his English counterpart Arthur Rackham, was one of the two most sought-after book illustrators of the early 20th century.
This arrangement, starting in , continued for several years and included editions of fairy tales, Edgar Allen Poe, and Shakespeare in large, elaborately-produced volumes with illustrations that utilized the latest color printing technologies of the time. Seven Tales by H. Translated from the Danish by Eva Le Galliene. Pictures by Maurice Sendak.
Sendak, best known as the author and illustrator of Where the Wild Things Are , illustrated his first book in at the age of Eisen, Armand, ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, Augusta Baker Collection. With Eighty Illustrations. Philadelphia: Henry Altermus Company, Translated by Dr. With Sixty Illustrations by A.
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London: George Routledge and Sons, Fairy Tales. Viby, Denmark: Nordic Paper Industry, Illustrated by Adrienne Adams. Illustrated by Lissbeth Zwerger. New York: William Morrow and Company, Translated and Illustrated by Erik Blegvad. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, The setting for this volume is Denmark during the early nineteenth century, a cityscape that Andersen himself would have found familiar. Baker, Augusta, ed. Pictures by Anne Rockwell. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, Retold by Riki Levinson.
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