The Power of the Harp

The Power of the Harp

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Baer, Trish (en.) b. 25th January 1952
Occupation: Adjunct Professor in Medieval Studies; Digital Scholarship Fellow in the Electronic Texts and Culture Lab; editor and MyNDIR-IDG (Insight Development Grant) Team Leader


Victorian (en.)The Victorian era began with the reign of Queen Victoria and ended with her death (June 20, 1837 – January 22, 1901).

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Harpans Kraft (non.) The Power of the Harp (en.) A medieval ballad sung in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Iceland concerning a man whose bride falls into a river. He plays his harp to save her from a supernatural creature that is variously described as a merman, a troll, or a neck (nix).
Wonderful Stories from Northern Lands (en.)Julia Goddard's collection of retellings based on eddaic poems, sagas and ballads.

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Goddard, Julia (en.) b. 11th July 1825
d. 30th September 1896
Nationality: British
Julia Goddard was a British children's writer, animal rights activist, journalist and artist. She wrote over 25 books in her lifetime.
Weigand, W.J. (en.) b. Unknown
d. Unknown
Nationality: British
Illustrator and draughtsman whose work was published in many London magazines.