The Nightingale (fairy tale)

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The Nightingale
by Hans Christian Andersen
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Illustration by Vilhelm Pedersen
Original titleNattergalen
Genre(s)Literary fairy tale
Published inNew Fairy Tales. First Volume. First Collection (Nye Eventyr. Første Bind. Første Samling)
Publication typeFairy tale collection
PublisherC.A. Reitzel
Publication date1843

"The Nightingale" (Danish: "Nattergalen") is a literary fairy tale written by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen.



  1. ^ a b c d Andersen, Hans Christian. The Nightingale. Stories from Hans Christian Andersen. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1910.


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  • Andersen, Hans Christian; Frank, Jeffrey; Frank, Diana Crone (2003). The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen: A New Translation from the Danish. New York: Houghton Mifflin.
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  • Johansen, Bertil Palmar; Haugan, Asbjørg (1987). "Keiseren og nattergalen". Archived from the original on 23 July 2011.
  • Jorgensen, Cecilia (17 March 2005). "Did the Emperor Suffer from Tuberculosis?". Icons of Europe. Retrieved 5 February 2009.
  • Petri Liukkonen. "Hans Christian Andersen". Books and Writers
  • Nunnally, Tiina (2005). Fairy Tales. Viking Penguin. ISBN 0-670-03377-4.
  • "The Nightingale: Editions". Hans Christian Andersen Center. Retrieved 5 February 2009.
  • Tatar, Maria (2008). The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen. New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company. ISBN 978-0-393-06081-2.
  • Burton, Marianne (2013) She Inserts the Key. Seren is the book imprint of Poetry Wales Press Ltd, Bridgend.

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