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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 319 words.

Dickens was a passionate supporter of fairy tales. In ‘A Christmas Tree’ (Household Words, Christmas Number, 1850)

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 322 words.

Dickens was a passionate supporter of fairy tales. In ‘A Christmas Tree’ (Household Words, Christmas Number, 1850) he recalled the favourite tales of his youth, above all ...

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Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen (1812–85)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 1069 words.

have, justifiably, earned acclaim as the major collectors of Norwegian folk tales. They met as students, and once they realized

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Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen (1812–85)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 1087 words.

Asbjørnsen and Moe have, justifiably, earned acclaim as the major collectors of Norwegian folk tales. They met as students, and once they realized they shared an interest in folklore, they...

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