Monday, April 2, 2012
SHIRT OF FLAME: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Happy Birthday Hans Christian Andersen - 2 April. Andersen's influence on literature and how we read and understand and tell stories has been enormous. The common nursery fairy tale, gives the framework for most of our grown up stories not to mention dreams, hopes, understandings, beliefs in the impossible...
We grow up believing the impossible: girls become princesses, ugly ducklings become swans, the wicked are punished, the good triumph, animals can talk .... such faith is instilled in us in the sometimes dark, sometimes sad, sometimes frightening world of Andersen.
SHIRT OF FLAME: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN: APRIL 2, 1805-AUGUST 5, 1875 “Yes, it’s quite true, Kay is with the Snow Queen and finds everything to his liking and thinks it’s the nic...
Which is your favourite Andersen story?
Posted by Caroline at 12:38 AM