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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Bernhard Severin Ingemann (1789–1862)

Ingemann, Bernhard Severin (ing’e-män). A Danish poet and novelist; born in 1789; died in 1862. His ‘Procne,’ ‘Youthful Poems,’ and ‘The Renegade’ display genius. ‘Blanca,’ ‘The Voice in the Desert,’ and ‘The Battle for the Possession of Walhalla’ are wonderful plays, alive with inspiration. ‘Waldemar the Great and his Companions,’ a historic poem, is his masterpiece, while as a novelist he stands among the chosen few with ‘Conqueror Waldemar,’ one of the triumphs of the Danish language. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).