Episode 86: Hans Christian Anderson’s Dark Fairytales

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Danish author Hans Christian Anderson penned some of the most famous fairy tales of all time; however, was there a dark side to his seemingly innocent children’s stories? This week Nat mystifies Aly with several of the REAL inspirations behind the stories we love, including some dark fairytales you have never heard before! Also who knows what elegiac means–shhh, some mysteries aren’t meant to be solved.

SOURCES
https://listverse.com/2017/12/22/10-obscure-and-deeply-odd-fairy-tales-written-by-hans-christian-andersen/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Christian_Andersen

Charles Dickens really, really hated his fanboy Hans Christian Andersen.


https://www.terriwindling.com/blog/2019/12/on-hans-christian-andersen.html
https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/579239/hans-christian-andersen-facts
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http://www.booktryst.com/2012/02/when-charles-dickens-met-hans-christian.html