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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Steen Steensen Blicher (1782–1848)

Blicher, Steen Steensen (bliċh’ėr). A Danish poet and novelist (1782–1848); born at Viborg. His first work was a translation of ‘Ossian’ (2 vols., 1807–9); and his first original poems appeared in 1814, but attracted little notice. He quickly won a national reputation with his novels, and in 1842 appeared his masterpiece, ‘The Knitting-Room,’ a collection of short stories in the Jutland dialect. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).