Annotated Hans Christian Andersen by Hans Christian AndersenAnnotated Hans Christian Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen

Annotated Hans Christian Andersen

byHans Christian AndersenForeword byMaria TatarEditorMaria Tatar

Hardcover | October 30, 2007

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In her most ambitious annotated work to date, Maria Tatar celebrates the stories told by Denmark's "perfect wizard" and re-envisions Hans Christian Andersen as a writer who casts his spell on both children and adults. Andersen's most beloved tales, such as "The Emperor's New Clothes," "The Ugly Duckling," and "The Little Mermaid," are now joined by "The Shadow" and "Story of a Mother," mature stories that reveal his literary range and depth. Tatar captures the tales' unrivaled dramatic and visual power, showing exactly how Andersen became one of the world's ten most translated authors, along with Shakespeare, Dickens, and Marx. Lushly illustrated with more than one hundred fifty rare images, many in full color, by artists such as Arthur Rackham and Edmund Dulac, The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen will captivate readers with annotations that explore the rich social and cultural dimensions of the nineteenth century and construct a compelling portrait of a writer whose stories still fascinate us today.
Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), famous Danish author and poet, is beloved by children and adults the world around for his famous children's stories such as "The Steadfast Tin Soldier," "The Snow Queen," "The Little Mermaid," "Thumbelina," "The Little Match Girl," The Ugly Duckling," "The Emperor's New Clothes," and "The Princess a...
Title:Annotated Hans Christian AndersenFormat:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 10.2 × 8.9 × 1.4 inPublished:October 30, 2007Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393060810

ISBN - 13:9780393060812


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful I loved the stories, I found them easy to read and the edition itself is a work of art.
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! Such a pretty edition with all of the best stories!
Date published: 2017-01-12