Hans Christian Andersen and his world.

  • 128 Pages
  • 2.94 MB
  • English
Putnam , New York
Andersen, H. C. 1805-1875, Andersen, H. C. 1805-1875, Authors, D
About the Edition

A biography of the nineteenth-century Danish author whose fairy tales brought him world renown.

LC ClassificationsPT8119 .S57 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5297011M
LC Control Number72077072

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His stories are popular for their moral messages that touch both children and adults alike. The Hans Christian Andersen Award is the highest international distinction given to authors and illustrators of children's books.

Given every other year by IBBY, the Hans Christian Andersen Awards recognize lifelong achievement and are given to an author and an illustrator whose complete works have made an important, lasting contribution to children's literature.

Hans Christian Andersen () Hans Christian Andersen left his home town of Odense, a poor boy of fourteen, to "become famous" in Copenhagen.

Andersen's lifelong and uncompromising faith in his destiny helped him to realize his boldest dreams despite opposition. After trying his hand at many literary forms, he began to publish his fairy. Andersen, Hans Christian, –75, Danish poet, novelist, and writer of fairy tales.

Born to an illiterate washerwoman and reared in poverty, he left Odense at 14 for Copenhagen. Reared in poverty, Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen created more than folk and fairy tales beloved by countless generations of children -- and adults.

Series By Hans Christian Andersen Books By Hans Christian Andersen. A newly translated collection of familiar and unfamiliar tales from Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen includes notes and an essay introducing the.

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No collection of fairy tales would be complete without the works of the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen.

In fact, Andersen's life was like a fairy tale in many ways. Out of the poverty, hardship, and loneliness of his youth, he came to be one of the most honored men of his time.

Many of the more than fairy tales he wrote, including. Hans Christian Andersen (–) was a Danish poet and author. Born to a shoemaker and a washerwoman, Andersen worked as an actor and a tailor’s apprentice before becoming a writer. Although he wrote many plays, novels, poems, and travelogues, Andersen is best known for his fairy : Ebook.

Uniting universal themes with a wonderfully personal vision of the world, Hans Christian Andersen found magic in the landscape of childhood. His talking animals and living toys shine a sparkling light on the strange wisdom of innocence and the deceptive nature of adulthood.

The stories of Hans Christian Andersen are known all over the world.

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His fame rests on his fairy tales and stories, written between andamong the best known of which are “The Ugly Duckling,” “The Little Mermaid,” “The Princess and the Pea,” “The Snow.

Hans Christian Andersen Biography. Hans Christian Andersen was born April 2nd, in Odense. He was born into a poor family. His father was a shoemaker and his mother did not have a job. Even though they did not have much Hans was happy for growing up next to a father who recognized his love for adventures and stories.

Hans Christian Andersen: The Man and His Works, Paperback by Kofoed, Niels Vilhelm, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US This book contains insight from my lifetimeof research into Hans Christian Andersen’swriting.

It depicts him as the genius and deeplypeculiar person he was, for better or worse, andreviews and interprets his most famous Rating: % positive.

A collection of some of Hans Christian Andersen's works. He is a Danish author and poet most famous for his fairy tales. (Summary by Kristingj) Summary Electronic recorded live performance of a reading Excerpt Children, Fairy tales, Fiction, Teen/Young adult, Essay/Short nonfiction.

Charles Dickens and Hans Christian Andersen met and Andersen visited Dickens at his home. It would be the end of a friendship when Andersen overstayed his welcome.

Dickens wrote, "Hans [Christian] Andersen slept in this room for five weeks – which seemed to the family AGES. Hans Christian Andersen () was born in the slums of Odense. His father, Hans Andersen, was a poor shoemaker and literate, who believed he was of aristocratic origin. Andersen's mother, Anne Marie Andersdatter, worked as washerwoman.

Although she was uneducated and superstitious, she opened for his son the world of folklore. Selected Special Collections Jean Hersholt Collections Early editions of Hans Christian Andersen's writings and his papers; first editions of the writings of Hugh Walpole and Sinclair Lewis and related papers.

Hans Christian Andersen. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. On the tour we pass by the Hans Christian Andersen Museum, his Birthplace, Childhoodhome, and a number of places that relates to his childhood and fairy tales.

Price for the guided walk: DKK. Group maximum: 28 persons. The tour is about 3 km. Meeting spot: Claus Bergs G in front of the Hans Christian Andersen Museum.