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Aug 16, 2019

'The Old Gravestone' is a love letter by Hans Christian Andersen to the art of storytelling in quite possibly the saddest way possible. Because it's Hans Christian Andersen.

From: Folkekalender for Danmark

Author: Hans Christian Andersen

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Aug 14, 2019

In 'The Happy Family' Hans Christian Andersen gives us a pretty solid allegory for the myopic view of nationalism.

From: Folkekalender for Danmark
Author: Hans Christian Andersen

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Aug 12, 2019

'The Teapot' is Hans Christian Andersen at his finest. A sweet, sad and poignant tale that is almost a complete rebuttal to last Friday's story of divine classism from the Brothers Grimm.

From: Folkekalender for Danmark
Author: Hans Christian Andersen

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Aug 9, 2019

'Eve's Various Children' provides us a divine rationalization for some very serious classism.

From: Household Tales

Author: The Brothers Grimm

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Aug 7, 2019

At first blush 'The Grey Mare in the Garret' seems like a ghost story, but in reality it's a love tale set during The Plague in "Folklore and Legends: German".

From: Folklore and Legends: German

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