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THE

LITERATURE AND ROMANCE

NORTHERN EUROPE:

CONSTITUTING

A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE LITERATURE OF SWEDEN,

DENMARK, NORWAY AND ICELAND,

WITH COPIOUS SPECIMENS OF THE MOST CELEBRATED
HISTORIES, ROMANCES, POPULAR LEGENDS AND TALES, OLD CHIVALROUS
BALLADS, TRAGIC AND COMIC DRAMAS, NATIONAL AND FAVOURITE SONGS,

NOVELS, AND SCENES FROM THE LIFE OF THE PRESENT DAY.

BY

WILLIAM AND MARY HOWITT.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:
COLBURN AND CO., PUBLISHERS,
GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET.

1852.

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OEHLENSCHLÄGER, CONTINUED.
Sends home from his tour “ Hakon Jarl,” “ Palnatoké,” and other
dramas—“ Correggio," from Rome--His own account of these dramas
-Scenes from “ Hakon Jarl”—Death of Little Erling-Night scene at
the house of Thora-Scene between Hakon and Thora-Beauty of the
tragedy of “ Correggio"-Scene between Michael Angelo and Cor-
reggio--Scene between Julio Romano and Correggio-Oehlenschläger's

last interview with Goethe-His popularity on his return home-Made
Professor of Esthetics — Marries — Oehlenschläger's numerous after
works-Attacks of Baggesen-His “Gods of the North," lately trans-
lated by Mr. Bowring-Publishes a German translation of Holberg's
plays—Still continued writing numerous works-What they are-Vain

attempt of Sir Walter Scott to get a translation of his “ Island in the

South Sea,” a romance, published in Englaud-Oehlenschläger's tri-

umphal visit to Sweden-Crowned with laurel by Tegnér-His remarks

on the public estimation of poets-Numerous works still written by

him-His mind full of power to the last-The honours conferred upon

him by many sovereigns-Scene from his drama of the “ Fisherman's

Daughter”-Summary estimate of his genius.

. 104

CHAPTER Vr.

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