O. T. A Danish Romance

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Overview

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781406508598
  • Publisher: Dodo Press
  • Publication date: 6/29/2006
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen wurde am 2. April 1805 in Odense (Dänemark) geboren. Er war der Sohn eines armen Schuhmachers. Er konnte kaum die Schule besuchen, bis ihm der Dänenkönig Friedrich VI, dem seine Begabung aufgefallen war, 1822 den Besuch der Lateinschule in Slagelsen ermöglichte. Bis 1828 wurde ihm auch das Universitätsstudium bezahlt. Andersen unternahm Reisen durch Deutschland, Frankreich und Italien, die ihn zu lebhaften impressionistischen Studien anregten. Der Weltruhm Andersens ist auf den insgesamt 168 von ihm geschriebenen Märchen begründet. Andersen starb am 4.8.1875 in Kopenhagen.

Biography

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was born in Odense, Denmark, to a poor family. He left home as a 14-year-old to seek his fortune at the theatre in Copenhagen. Andersen began writing plays and poetry before he left for Copenhagen, but it was not until 1835 that he published the first of the fairytales that would bring him international renown. Since then, his over 200 fairytales have enjoyed undiminished popularity, providing the basis for favorite American interpretations such as Disney's The Little Mermaid.

Biography courtesy of HarperCollins

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    1. Date of Birth:
      April 2, 1805
    2. Place of Birth:
      Odense, Denmark
    1. Date of Death:
      August 4, 1875
    2. Place of Death:
      Copenhagen, Denmark

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