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Adam Oehlenschläger


Who is Adam Oehlenschläger?

Adam Oehlenschläger: Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger was a Danish poet and playwright. He introduced romanticism into Danish literature.

  • also known as 亞當·戈特洛布·奧倫施拉格; Эленшлегер, Адам Готлоб
  • born on (236 years ago) in Vesterbro, Copenhagen
  • nationality: Denmark
  • education: University of Copenhagen
  • profession: Playwright, poet
  • died on (165 years ago) in Denmark
  • written works: "Sanct Hansaften-spil", "Guldhornene", "Thors Reise til Jotunheim", "Axel and Valborg", "Baldur hin Gode", "Palnatoke", "Correggio", "Den lille Hyrdedreng", "Nordens Guder", "Erik og Abel", "Væringerne i Miklagaard", "Hrolf Krake", "Tordenskjold", "Dronning Margrethe", "Sokrates", "Olaf den Hellige", "Knud den Store", "Dina", "Erik Glipping", "Kiartan og Gudrun"

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Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales: G-P (2008)

by Donald Haase

As the first translator of tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm into Danish, Adam Oehlenschläger helped introduce the fairy tale into the literary tradition during the era of Romanticism.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Romantic Music (2013)

by John Michael Cooper

For textual and topical sources, Hartmann often looked to Danish and Scandinavian literature and mythology, especially those of Danish poet/ playwright Adam Oehlenschläger (1779–1850) and Danish author Hans Christian Andersen ...

Google previewInternational Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature (2004)

by Peter Hunt

The romantic writer Adam Oehlenschläger introduced the Grimms' tales in 1816. A first collection of Danish folk tales appeared in 1823, and the folklorist Svend Grundtvig initiated the major edition of Danish folk tales, rhymes and songs in the ...

Google previewThe Arabian Nights Encyclopedia (2004)

by Ulrich Marzolph, Richard van Leeuwen, Hassan Wassouf

A highly influential artistic rendering of the story was made by the Danish playwright Adam Oehlenschläger (1805). Oral versions of the tale as a rule do not predate 1850 and are bound to constitute more or less adapted retellings from the ...

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