"The Flax" is number 93 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 93 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300).
"The Flax" was first published 1848, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : H.C. Andersen-Centrets bibliografiske optegnelser:
Hørren blev trykt for første gang i Den nye
Børneven. Ilustreret Tidsskrift for Børn, udgivet af
Julius Chr. Gerson. Kjøbenhavn Chr. Steen & Søns
Forlag. (Første bind, 1848, s. 5-11)
(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH 1971/394)
Show this work in its context: all new Andersen publications from 1848.
The work was published later (18 December 1849) as a part of Eventyr. 1850 [Danish title]. (Number 316. BFN 551. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).
The work was published later (February 1853) as a part of A Poet's Day Dreams. (Number 319. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).
The work was published later (30 March 1863) as a part of Eventyr og Historier. Andet Bind. 1863 [Danish title]. (Number 328. BFN 847. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).
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