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The stories of Hans Christian Andersen : a new translation from the Danish

Author: H C Andersen; Diana Frank; Jeffrey Frank
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A modern, accessible, and accurate translation of Andersen's beloved stories which effectively captures Andersens conversational and ironic tone and lends itself to use in the classroom.

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: H C Andersen; H C Andersen
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H C Andersen; Diana Frank; Jeffrey Frank
ISBN: 0822336936 9780822336938
OCLC Number: 1063403622
Description: 304 pages : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Introduction: The Real H. C. Anderson 1The Tinderbox, 1835 39Little Claus and Big Claus, 1835 47The Princess on the Pea, 1835 61Thumbelisa, 1835 64The Little Mermaid, 1837 78The Emperor's New Clothes, 1837 105The Wild Swans, 1838 111The Swineherd, 1842 131The Nightingale, 1844 139The Sweethearts, 1844 152The Ugly Duckling, 1844 156The Snow Queen, 1845 169The Red Shoes, 1845 207The Little Match Girl, 1845 215The Happy Family, 1847 220The Shadow, 1847 225By the Outermost Sea, 1855 240Hopeless Hans, 1855 244Kids' Talk, 1859 250Father's Always Right, 1861 254The Gardener and the Aristocrats, 1872 260Auntie Toothache, 1872 269Acknowledgments 285Bibliography 287About the Translation 295About the Artists 295
Responsibility: selected and translated by Diana Crone Frank and Jeffrey Frank.

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"This beautiful and useful volume combines new translations of the canonical stories with some of the original illustrations. The introduction and annotations are clear and helpful." * New York Times Read more...

 
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