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

Wilhelm Jensen (1837–1911)

Jensen, Wilhelm (yen’sen). A prolific German poet, novelist, and miscellaneous writer; born in Heiligenhafen, Holstein, Feb. 15, 1837; died in 1911. Of his poetry the ‘Songs from France’ and ‘A Dream in a Glade’ must win a permanent place. The tragedy ‘Dido’ is meritorious. Of the novels, ‘Eddystone,’ ‘Under Warmer Skies,’ ‘Nameless,’ and ‘After Sunset’ have achieved wide popularity.