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Notes on Hans Christian Andersen and the House of Fairytales

The fairy-realm of Hans Christian Andersen
By Jacob Bøggild, professor

Notes on values, motifs and modern themes in the fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen
By Johs. Nørregaard Frandsen, Professor, Head of the Hans Christian Andersen Center

This note outlines a number of modern values and motifs in Hans Christian Andersen’s ouvre. The same values have formed the basis of the Hans Christian Andersen Festivals in Odense.