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Posted By: GUEST,Grishka
15-Jan-20 - 05:36 PM
Thread Name: the literary controversy over Ossian
Subject: RE: the literary controversy over Ossian
Steve, it is often stated that the Ossian fans had been deceived, and therefore the artistic (not necessarily moral) value of their works was diminished from hindsight. This is indeed true in the case of many essayists (including first-rate names), but composers are not affected.