Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales: Classic Tales

May 15, 2020|
Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales: Classic Tales by Hans Christ Andersen
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The author Hans Christian Andersen is regarded as a national treasure by his homeland Denmark, but his popularity extends far beyond his native shores. As one of the most translated authors in the world, there are hundreds of editions of his books in many languages. He is known predominantly for his remarkable series of fairy tales, many of which remain classics today, providing both inspiration for many film versions of his famous tales, as well as new collections of his stories. Evocative and poignant, their rich narratives are hugely compelling and tend to explore morality in an accessible and thought-provoking way. He was a great admirer of Dickens, and they conducted a literary friendship for many years.

This latest collection celebrates Andersen’s unique literary output and gathers together a large selection of much-loved tales such as ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, ‘The Ugly Duckling’, ‘The Princess and the Pea’ and ‘The Snow Queen’.
Maria Tatar [Foreword] is the John L. Loeb Research Professor of Germanic Languages & Literatures and Folklore & Mythology at Harvard University, where she is also a Senior Fellow at the Society of Fellows. Her books include Enchanted Hunters: The Power of Stories in Childhood, The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen, and The Annotated B...
Title:Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales: Classic Tales
Product dimensions:480 pages, 9.21 X 6.02 X 1.6 in
Shipping dimensions:480 pages, 9.21 X 6.02 X 1.6 in
Published:May 15, 2020
Publisher:Flame Tree Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781839641657

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