The Army of Truth: Selected Poems: In the Historic Fight to Obtain Equal Rights for Jews in Nineteenth-Century Norway

The Army of Truth: Selected Poems: In the Historic Fight to Obtain Equal Rights for Jews in Nineteenth-Century Norway

by Henrik Wergeland
     
 

One of Norway’s most celebrated literary figures of the nineteenth century, Henrik Wergeland worked tirelessly for the civil rights of Jews in Norway. He used the words and structure of his poetry to enliven the ideals of truth, freedom, and equality. This translated volume, containing several of Wergeland’s most prominent poems, beautifully

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One of Norway’s most celebrated literary figures of the nineteenth century, Henrik Wergeland worked tirelessly for the civil rights of Jews in Norway. He used the words and structure of his poetry to enliven the ideals of truth, freedom, and equality. This translated volume, containing several of Wergeland’s most prominent poems, beautifully encapsulates the compelling force of his message, allowing its enduring influence to benefit a wider contemporary audience.
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299185305
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Pages:
126
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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