Hans Christian Andersen | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Jan M. Ziolkowski

This literature criticism consists of approximately 19 pages of analysis & critique of Hans Christian Andersen.
This section contains 5,503 words
(approx. 19 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Jan M. Ziolkowski

Critical Essay by Jan M. Ziolkowski

SOURCE: Ziolkowski, Jan M. “A Medieval ‘Little Claus and Big Claus’: A Fabliau from before Fabliaux?” In The World and Its Rival: Essays on Literary Imagination in Honor of Per Nykrog, edited by Kathryn Karczewska and Tom Conley, pp. 1-14. Atlanta, Ga.: Rodopi, 1994.

In the following essay, Ziolkowski traces the origins of the tale “Little Claus and Big Claus” to an anonymous medieval poem.

Albeit on a humble plane, this essay seeks to celebrate some of Per Nykrog's intellectual range, both geographical and chronological, and a little of his personal background. His highly individual keenness of literary insight and wry sense of humor … I can aspire not so much to replicate as to acknowledge and admire. In devising the topic of this essay, I had Per doubly in...

(read more)

This section contains 5,503 words
(approx. 19 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Jan M. Ziolkowski
Follow Us on Facebook