Even as a cleric, Moe didn’t give up on poetry. His adult work drew a certain amount of notice. In an article titled “Norwegian Poetry Since 1814, which was published in “The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature Science and Art” (Vol XVI, June 1872), Edmund Gosse called Moe “a poet of no mean order” and compared his work to unassuming violets. His efforts at writing fiction produced what has been described for the first real children’s book in Norway.
Norske Folkeeventyr, in English as Popular Tales of the Norse, has become one of my primary sources as I craft my concerts for the Musical Instrument Museum Signature Event, Experience Norway on December 6 and 7th.
Pictures of plane tales: http://www.norwegian.com/fr/a-propos-de-norwegian/our-company/our-heroes/literature/
Harriet has told stories at the Phoenix Fringe and at the Gila Bend Shrimp Festivals. She’s taken part in the AZStorytellers Project and in StoryRise events. As an instructor at the South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute, she has performed in many events including the La Lloronathon and a number of Myth Informed concerts.