Old Tales from the North by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen

Old Tales from the North

byPeter Christen Asbjørnsen

Kobo ebook | May 8, 2015

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A folk-tale, in its primitive plainness of word and entire absence of complexity in thought, is peculiarly sensitive and susceptible to the touch of stranger hands; and he who has been able to acquaint himself with the Norske Folkeeventyr of Asbjörnsen and Moe (from which these stories are selected), has an advantage over the reader of an English rendering.

They are the romances of the childhood of Nations: they are the never-failing springs of sentiment, of sensation, of heroic example, from which primeval peoples drank their fill at will.

Title:Old Tales from the NorthFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 8, 2015Publisher:Peter Christen AsbjørnsenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:6050377979

ISBN - 13:9786050377972

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