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Electric Literature's Recommended Reading: Vol.3, No.3EDITOR’S NOTEIn one of my favorite Hans Christian... →

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Vol.3, No.3

EDITOR’S NOTE


In one of my favorite Hans Christian Andersen stories, “The Nightingale,” the Emperor of China falls in love with the songs of nightingale but he is soon distracted by the gift of an amazing mechanical bird, sent to him by the Emperor of Japan. The story…

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