Amherst Bulletin: A literary update: UMass professor offers first English translation of noted Danish novel since 1845

By Steve Pfarrer
Amherst Bulletin

Andersen_Improvisatore coverWhen he first read “The Improvisatore” (in Danish) in the late 1980s, Hugus said, “I was blown away. It was an exciting story, which I hadn’t expected … or that [Andersen] was such a formidable observer of nature, of art and of people.”


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