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Sophus Schandorph (1836–1901)

Schandorph, Sophus (shän’dorf). A Danish poet and story-writer; born at Ringsted, May 8, 1836; died at Fredericksberg, Jan. 1, 1901. His early poems, including ‘Out in the Forest’ (1868), were romantic. But his native talent was awakened in 1872, chiefly by the lectures of Georg Brandes, and thenceforth he was a pronounced realist. The first fruits of the change are seen in ‘From the Provinces’ (1876), a collection of short tales, which were followed by ‘Youthful Days’ (1879); ‘Little Folk’ (1880); ‘Story of Thomas Fris’ (1881); ‘Reminiscences’ (1889); ‘William Vang’s Student Years’ (1894).