Miller painted what he saw, and his firsthand works provide a window into a life and time long gone but essential to the very nature of what it is to be American.
And Doom fell on Tinúviel…
Rübezahl is a name of ridicule, the use of which provokes his anger. Respectful names are “Lord of the Mountain(s)”, “Treasure Keeper” or among herbalists “Lord John”. In one Silesian folktale, he is called “Prince of the Gnomes”.
Alexander Pope was most successful as a translator of Homer, but his reputation stems from his genius as a satirist, mostly. He was also among the finest epistolary poets in English.
Morten Ernst Lassen is best known to us from singing Aragorn’s parts on The Tolkien Ensemble’s CDs An Evening/ A Night/ At Dawn in Rivendell.