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Wergeland

noun
  1. Henrik Arnold. 1808–45, Norwegian poet and nationalist, remembered for his lyric and narrative verse
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Historical Examples

  • Ole Bull was with Wergeland, who was severely wounded by one of the soldiers.

    Ole Bull

    Sara C. Bull

  • In Wergeland we see an instance of the poetical temper in its most unbridled form.

    Henrik Ibsen

    Edmund Gosse

  • In Norway he had been a pronounced nationalist of the Wergeland direction and had taken part in the first peasant uprising.

  • Special study of selections specified as examination material including the writings of Holberg, Wergeland, and Welhaven.

    The School System of Norway

    David Allen Anderson

  • Wergeland gave the first poetical expression to the glowing patriotic enthusiasm for liberty and independence.

    Ole Bull

    Sara C. Bull