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Hans Christian Andersen : a new life / Jens Andersen ; translated from the Danish by Tiina Nunnally.

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library B AN (Text) 30477100040959 Adult: Biography Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 839.81 ANDE (Text) 39231031079888 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 839.8136 ANDERSEN (Text) 30403001446103 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 839.8 AND (Text) 78731000425145 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 158567642X (alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 158567737X (pb)
  • ISBN: 0715633619 (UK : hc)
  • ISBN: 0715633759 (UK : pb)
  • Physical Description: 624 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Duckworth, [2005]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [555]-600) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Arrival (1819-1822) -- A son of nature -- The courage to have talent -- Dance pupil -- Entering the golden age -- Hans Christian Andersen's debut -- A heathen sense of nature -- The gentle power of love -- 2. In the house of education (1822-1827) -- The art of instilling an education -- From heave to hell and helsingør -- A potpourri of poetry -- Religious and poetic maturation -- The dying child -- Liberation -- 3. Wild like a poet (1827-1832) -- Father Collin -- The Hebraic müller -- Romantic walking tour to Amager -- Playwright and academic -- The shadow picture, Riborg, Voigt -- Anderson's order of nuns -- Dear Frøken Louise! -- 4. Your only fault was love (1832-1836) -- The men of Romanticism -- Brothers in joy and pain -- Twin souls -- Say "du" to me -- Edvard Collin's book about Andersen -- Nameless love -- I want to be kissed too -- Our child Agnete -- The androgynous one -- The improvisatore -- Wedding in the Collin family -- 5. In fairy land (1835-1840) -- The first fairy tales -- The cult of childhood -- The manisfesto of the fantastic -- Where did the fairy tale come from? -- Kierkegaard and Andersen -- Eternal rivals -- 6. Distant shores (1840-1846) -- Critical headwinds -- Dining with the form cutters guild -- Success at the Royal Theater -- Fru Heiberg -- "The show-off" -- By railroad through Europe -- Lovers' go -between -- The hereditary grand Duke Carl Alexander -- Falling in love with Jenny Lind -- Reunion with Weimar -- He is not a she -- 7. The water of life (1846-1850) -- The German autobiography -- His childhood home -- The swamp in Only a fiddler -- Immoral Fyn -- Was he the son of a king? -- Free shoemaker and free thinker -- The odd father and son -- God or Napoleon -- Anne Marie Andersdatter -- A woman with second sight from Fyn -- His mother's imploring letters and her death -- Sister Karen -- Swinging London 1847 -- Distant political clouds -- 8. The path from nature to God (1850-1860) -- The modern breakthrough during the golden age -- Lovely Dresden -- Wagner and Liszt -- Kaulbach and King ax -- Rebelling against Ørsted -- Falling-out with Charles Dickens -- 9. Among brothers (1860-1870) -- Traveling as a means of rejuvenation -- With Jonas Collin in Spain, 1862-1863 -- Two strange birds -- The swarm of confidants -- The trembling eyeglasses of the traveling life -- A visit to Portugal, 1866 -- At a brothel in Paris -- 10. The man in the moon (1870-1875) -- Collages of words and pictures -- Many picture books -- Writing with scissors -- Bella Italia -- Eroticism in Naples -- Innocence as religion -- Childhood faith -- A God dwells within us -- The author and death -- Morphine -- The last journey.
Subject: Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
Authors, Danish > 19th century > Biography.

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