Event: HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN: TALES THAT ENCHANT AND HAUNT
Organizer: SMITHSONIAN ASSOCIATES
Speakers: Sara Cleto, Brittany Warman
Tickets: $25 (concessions may apply)
Date: May 25th 6:45pm Pacific Time (USA). Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: May 25th 6:45pm | ET: May 25th 9:45pm.
Europe - UK: May 26th 2:45am | CET: May 26th 3:45am.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: May 26th 9:45am | AET: May 26th 11:45am.
"Hans Christian Andersen is a name synonymous with fairy tales and a figure who has inspired much speculation and fascination in his readers. His stories have enchanted for more than a century and a half, from the hilarious (and cuttingly insightful) tale of “The Emperor's New Clothes” to the beguiling tragedy of “The Little Mermaid.” But who was this eccentric Danish man, and why have his fairy tales become so canonical?
Folklorists Sara Cleto and Brittany Warman explore the strange, sometimes melancholy life of the man whose tales so many would grow to love, though the recognition he craved often eluded him during his own lifetime..."
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