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Aladdin, Or, The Wonderful Lamp (A Dramatic Poem, in Two Parts)

by Adam Oehlenschläger

It is a retelling of the classic tale of Aladdin and his magical lamp, which has captured the imagination of readers for generations. The book was first published in 1805 and quickly became one of Oehlenschläger's most popular works. It has since been translated into several languages and adapted into various forms of media, including stage plays and films. The book tells the story of Aladdin, a poor but kind-hearted young man who comes into possession of a magical lamp that can grant him anything he desires. Along with his love interest, the beautiful princess Badroulbadour, Aladdin embarks on a series of adventures, facing off against the evil sorcerer who seeks to steal the lamp for his own nefarious purposes. What makes Oehlenschläger's version of the tale unique is his use of poetic language and his ability to capture the beauty and wonder of the story. His writing style transports readers to a world of magic and adventure, where anything is possible. Overall, "Aladdin, Or, The Wonderful Lamp" is a timeless classic that continues to captivate readers of all ages. Whether you are a fan of fairy tales, poetry, or adventure stories, this book is sure to delight and inspire. Adam Oehlenschläger's masterful retelling of the story of Aladdin is a must-read for anyone who loves great literature.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1805

Author

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Adam Oehlenschläger was a Danish poet, playwright, and literary critic, born on November 14, 1779, in Vesterbro, Copenhagen. He was the leading figure of the Danish Romantic movement and made sig...

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