Copenhagen Tales

Paperback | November 17, 2014

EditorHelen Constantine

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Exploring the many moods of the Danish capital.From the narrow twisting streets of the old town centre to the shady docklands, this rich anthology captures the essence of Copenhagen and its many faces. Through seventeen tales by some of the very best of Denmark's writers past and present, we travel the length and breadth of the Danish capitalexamining famous sights from unique perspectives. A guide book usefully informs a new visitor to Copenhagen but these stories allow the reader to experience the city and its history from the inside.

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Exploring the many moods of the Danish capital.From the narrow twisting streets of the old town centre to the shady docklands, this rich anthology captures the essence of Copenhagen and its many faces. Through seventeen tales by some of the very best of Denmark's writers past and present, we travel the length and breadth of the Danish ...

Helen Constantine taught languages in schools until 2000, when she became a full-time translator. She has published three volumes of translated stories, Paris Tales, French Tales, and Paris Metro Tales and is currently editing a series of 'City Tales' for Oxford University Press. She has translated Mademoiselle de Maupin by Theophile G...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.8 inPublished:November 17, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199689113

ISBN - 13:9780199689118

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Hans Christian Andersen: The Water DropHenrik Pontoppidan: Twice MetBjarne Reuter: A Tricky MomentEugen Kluev: To Catch A DaneDan Turell: WillasdenTove Ditlevsen: EggnogSoren Kierkegaard: The MaidsJakob Ejersbo: The BraHans Christian Andersen: The Naughty BoyJan Sonnergaard: Is There Life After Love?Katrine Marie Guldager: A Bench in TivoliNaja Marie Aidt: As the Angels FlyBenny Anderson: The TrousersMeir Goldschmidt: NightingaleAnders Bodelsen: Amelie's EyesKaren Blixen: Conversation One Night in CopenhagenMerete Bonnesen: The Night of Great Shared Happiness