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Abstracts for papers to be given at the IV International HCA conference

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List of abstracts for the IV International HCA conference - Hans Christian Andersen between children's literature and adult literature

Scanavino, Carola;   Plenary lecture 0   Caught between heaven and hell: the two faces of H. C. Andersen
Christensen, Erik M.;   Plenary lecture 1   The Queen and I
Kuhn, Hans;   Plenary lecture 2   Andersen's poems for and about children.
Mylius, Johan de; Docent, dr. phil.   Plenary lecture 3   The Child and Death
Malmkjær, Kirsten; Prof.   Plenary lecture 4   The Language that Stayed at Home: Hans Christian Andersen's way with words.
Stecher-Hansen, Marianne; Associate Professor, Grad   Plenary lecture 5   From Romantic to Modernist Metatexts: Commemorating Andersen and the Self-Referential Text
Korovin, Andrey V.; Ph.D, Associate professor   Plenary lecture 7
Chronotope of Andersen's Fairy Tales and Stories
It is not an exaggeration to say that the literary fairy tale ('eventyr') as a genre was definitively formed by H.C. Andersen. While he did not create the genre, he wrote the most original examples of this new literary form, and he single-handedly established the literary fairy tale as separate from folklore and as a distinct genre of short prose. The problem for analysis is
that Andersen not only created the genre of the literary fairy tale
('eventyr'), he also destroyed it when he created another new genre form - 'historie' (story, tale). 'Historie' is generically connected to the fairy tale but has a number of essential differences from it, the main one being specific genre polyphony, meaning that 'historie' can adopt the genre features of many other literary forms-as a fairy tale, a Christmas story, a novel, a ballad, a short story, a novella, etc. At the same time, 'historie' is opposed to all these genres. 'Historie' is a term that is not used extensively by many scholars as it is normal to use the name 'eventyr' (fairy tale) for all of Andersen's tales. But the fact is that his late
texts definitely are not fairy tales. Because Andersen's later tales have been included in the fairy tale genre, then, a certain instability has arisen in the genre definition. The causes of this similar instability can be found in the specific of space and time of the literary fairy tale. Mikhail Bakhtin used the term chronotope to show the syncretism of space and time in a literary text. The chronotope seems to be one of the most important characteristics of a text.
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Lotz, Martin; Psychiatrist, Psychoanaly   Plenary lecture 8   The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep in the light of psychoanalytic thinking
Andersen, Hans Christian;   Workshop I   Hans Christian Andersen as a Tourist?
Hees, Annelies van;   Workshop I   HCA was no hypochondriac: he was ill
Jensen, Lars Bo; Ph.D-studerende   Workshop I   Children and tunings in Hans Christian Andersen's travel books
Kofoed, Lone Funch; cand.mag.   Workshop I   Shadow Pictures - Truth or tale
Baran, Zbigniew; ph.d.   Workshop II   Encyclopaedic Portraits of HCA
Isaeva, Elisaveta; Professor   Workshop II   Evgeny Shwartz and H. C. Andersen
Minovska- Devedzhieva, Rossitsa; dir.   Workshop II   Hans Christian Andersen in Puppet Theatre
Reid-Walsh, Jacqui; lecturer   Workshop II   Everything in the picture book was alive
Bliudzius, Arunas; Sc.secr.   Workshop III   Publishing of H.C.Andersen's Tales in Lithuanian and Latvian
Dumitrescu, Anca; prof.dr.   Workshop III   H.C. Andersen and His First Romanian Translators
Müürsepp, Mare; PhD   Workshop III   H. C. Andersen fairy tales for Estonian readers
Pedersen, Viggo Hjørnager; Lektor, dr. phil.   Workshop III   'Out in the world, thoughts come'
Sezer, Sarap; MA   Workshop III   Turkish Translations of Andersen's Fairy Tales
Øster, Anette; forskningsassistent   Workshop III   Andersen in translation
Davidsen, Mogens;   Workshop IV   'Childishness' as Poetic Strategy
Lundskær-Nielsen, Tom; Dr., Senior Lecturer   Workshop IV   Hans Christian Andersen is famous for using language aimed at children
Massengale, James;   Workshop IV   Little Gerda's Moratoria
Mhlakaza, Vincent A.;   Workshop IV   Hans Christian Andersen in Southern Africa
Weinreich, Torben; professor   Workshop IV   Hans Christian Andersen - writing for children?
Askgaard, Ejnar; M.A.   Workshop V   On Andersen's 'The Snow Queen'
Mikkelsen, Cynthia Mikaela; postgraduate   Workshop V   The element of fear in H.C. Andersen's fairytales