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The Pied Piper of Hamelin Viewed As a Solar Wanderer

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This book surveys the historical background of the legend and is intended to explain its appeal to people in general and to poets in particular throughout the centuries. It expresses the author's close interest in Robert Browning's "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" and the poet's choice of particular words which, as verbal clues, point to the great depths beneath the surface of what many take to be only an innocent and jaunty ditty.

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