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By Hans Christian Andersen,Maria Tatar,Julie K. Allen,Julie Allen

ISBN-10: 0393060810

ISBN-13: 9780393060812

ISBN-10: 0739497715

ISBN-13: 9780739497715

A richly unique and informative choice of Hans Christian Andersen's tales, annotated through one among America's prime folklore scholars.

In her so much bold annotated paintings so far, Maria Tatar celebrates the tales instructed through Denmark's "perfect wizard" and re-envisions Hans Christian Andersen as a author who casts his spell on either young ones and adults. Andersen's such a lot liked stories, similar to "The Emperor's New Clothes," "The grotesque Duckling," and "The Little Mermaid," at the moment are joined through "The Shadow" and "Story of a Mother," mature tales that show his literary variety and intensity. Tatar captures the stories' unequalled dramatic and visible strength, exhibiting precisely how Andersen grew to become one of many world's ten such a lot translated authors, in addition to Shakespeare, Dickens, and Marx. Lushly illustrated with a couple of hundred fifty infrequent photographs, many in complete colour, via artists akin to Arthur Rackham and Edmund Dulac, The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen will captivate readers with annotations that discover the wealthy social and cultural dimensions of the 19th century and build a compelling portrait of a author whose tales nonetheless fascinate us today.

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