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Hans Christian Andersen

Author (2-Apr-1805 — 4-Aug-1875)


Fredrik Book. Hans Christian Andersen: A Biography. University of Oklahoma Press. 1962. 260pp.

Rumar Godden. Hans Christian Andersen. London: Hutchinson. 1953. 192pp.

Monica Stirling. The Wild Swan: The Life and Times of Hans Christian Andersen. London: Collins. 1965. 383pp.

Signe Toksvig. The Life of Hans Christian Andersen. London: Macmillan. 1933. 289pp.

Jackie Wullschlager. Hans Christian Andersen: The Life of a Storyteller. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf. 2001. 440pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.43)

  8. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.14)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.14)

  10. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.26-28)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.35)

  12. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.7)

  13. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.8)

  14. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.17)

  15. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.12)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.7)

  17. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.9)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.32)

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