“From There My World Begins” – Hans Christian Andersen about His Fatherland on the Example of Selected “Songs About the Fatherland” (Fœdrelandssang) Written by the Author Cover Image
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„Tam zaczyna się mój świat” – Hans Christian Andersen wobec ojczyzny na przykładzie wybranych utworów pisarza z gatunku tzw. pieśni o ojczyźnie (fœdrelandssang)
“From There My World Begins” – Hans Christian Andersen about His Fatherland on the Example of Selected “Songs About the Fatherland” (Fœdrelandssang) Written by the Author

Author(s): Aldona Zańko
Subject(s): History, Language and Literature Studies, Cultural history, Studies of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Hans Christian Andersen; national Romanticism; fatherland; songs about the fatherland; Danish Romantic poetry

Summary/Abstract: This article discusses the patriotic themes in the works of the Danish writer HansChristian Andersen. These considerations are based on selected “songs about the fatherland”written by the author discussed in the perspective of the program of the Danish nationalRomantic era. Based on the analytical material, the author carries out the reconstruction ofAndersen’s vision of the fatherland, pointing to its multidimensionality dictated by thehistorical and literary context. Focusing on lyric poetry, the article also contributes to thebroadening of Andersen’s reception in Poland to include the genres marginalized so far,giving a more complete picture of the fairy tale writer’s works.

  • Issue Year: 461/2018
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 89-100
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Polish