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Hans Christian Andersen

The Life of a Storyteller

Hans Christian Andersen( )
Author: Wullschlager, Jackie
ISBN:978-0-679-45508-0
Publication Date:Apr 2001
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Beloved by generations of children and adults around the world for tales such as "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Emperor's New Clothes," Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) revolutionized children's literature. Although others before him had collected and retold folk stories and fairy tales, Andersen was the first to create the stories himself, instilling a previously stilted genre with new humor, wisdom, and pathos.Drawing on letters, diaries, and other original sources...
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Book Details
Pages:512
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Biography & Autobiography / General
Book Weight:1.919 Pounds



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