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Hans Christian Andersen : the life of a storyteller

Author: Jackie Wullschläger
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Describes Andersen's turbulent and difficult life, from his birth in 1805, through his success as a writer in mid-nineteenth-century Europe, to his desperate search for love, ambition, and meaning.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wullschläger, Jackie.
Hans Christian Andersen.
New York : A.A. Knopf, 2001
(OCoLC)608961462
Named Person: H C Andersen; H C Andersen; H C Andersen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie Wullschläger
ISBN: 0679455086 9780679455080
OCLC Number: 44769106
Description: viii, 489 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Map of Andersen's Denmark, c. 1850 --
Map of Andersen's Europe, c. 1850 --
Introduction: Life Stories --
The Country, 1805-1812 --
Master Comedy-Player, 1812-1819 --
The City, 1819-1822 --
Aladdin at School, 1822-1827 --
Fantasies, 1827-1831 --
My Time Belongs to the Heart, 1831-1833 --
Italy, 1833-1835 --
First Fairy Tales, 1835 --
Walking on Knives, 1836-1837 --
Le Poete, C'est Moi! 1837-1840 --
I Belong to the World, 1840-1843 --
Jenny, 1843-1844 --
Winter's Tales, 1844-1845 --
The Princes' Poet, 1845-1846 --
The Shadow, 1846-1847 --
Lion of London, 1847 --
Between the Wars, 1848-1851 --
Weimar Revisited, 1851-1856 --
Dickens, 1856-1857 --
Experiments, 1858-1859 --
Kiss of the Muse, 1860-1865 --
Aladdin's Palace of the Present, 1865-1869 --
So Great a Love of Life, 1869-1875.
Responsibility: Jackie Wullschlager.
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Describes Andersen's turbulent and difficult life, from his birth in 1805, through his success as a writer in mid-nineteenth-century Europe, to his desperate search for love, ambition, and meaning.

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