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Book Title: Fairy Tales from the Far North (1897)|
The author of the book: Peter Christen Asbjørnsen
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 4.15 MB
Edition: Kessinger Publishing
Date of issue: June 1st 2008
ISBN 13: 9780548989364
Read full description of the books Fairy Tales from the Far North (1897):About three dozen examples of the folklore, legends, and tales for children from the literature of Scandinavia, especially Norway.
Asbjornsen is one of the most fascinating and delightful writers of fairy tales, not only among young folks, but also among adult readers and students of folklore. Asbjornsen was first introduced to the English-reading public through Sir George Dasent's translations, published in 1858 and 1874. Other works followed with other translators over the years. The tales in this volume were first published in English in 1897.
Read information about the authorPeter Christen Asbjørnsen was a Norwegian writer and scholar. He and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe were collectors of Norwegian folklore. They were so closely united in their lives' work that their folk tale collections are commonly mentioned only as "Asbjørnsen and Moe".
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