Reading Experience Database

Listing for Author: Hans Christian Andersen


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1850-1899[Permitted Sunday reading for the children of the family].Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Hans Christian AndersenTalesPrint: Book
1850-1899Letter H53, January 1857 "But I think if you read Anderson carefully, you will feel how pointed, neat and concise he ...John Ruskin Hans Christian AndersenFairy legends and TalesPrint: Book
1850-1899'One of the daughters of Florence Barclay, a writer of popular fiction ... recounts how her mother used, in the 1880s,...Florence Barclay Hans Christian AndersenFairy TalesPrint: Book
1850-1899[Maud Montgomery and her foster brothers] 'read the "Wide Awake" magazines the boys' aunt sent them for a while - the ...Lucy Maud Montgomery Hans Christian AndersenFairy TalesPrint: Book
1850-1899'Whenever she felt morose or lonely she looked into books, and, having an insatiable curiosity, by the time she was th...Edith Sitwell Hans Christian AndersenFairy TalesPrint: Book
1800-1849 Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 19 March 1845: 'Mind you read Andersen's "Improvisatore." I have just f...Elizabeth Barrett Hans Christian AndersenThe Improvisatore: or, Life in ItalyPrint: Book
1800-1849Robert Browning to Elizabeth Barrett, letter postmarked 30 April 1845: 'That book you like so, the Danish novel, mu...Robert Browning Hans Christian AndersenThe Improvisatore: or, Life in Italy (extracts)Print: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'My mother started to read to me when I was very young indeed. She read aloud beautifully and never got tired, and she...Rosemary Sutcliff Hans Christian AndersenunknownPrint: Book
1900-1945'She did take to reading me The Little Matchgirl rather more frequently as time went on. Maybe she hoped that I would ...Rosemary Sutcliff Hans Christian AndersenLittle Match Girl, ThePrint: Book
1900-1945'[report by Mrs Ward of the library at her Passmore Edwards Settlement] boys were sitting hunched up over "Masterman R...girls at the Passmore Edwards SettlementHans Christian AndersenFairytalesPrint: Book


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