3 January 1827|
|Died||27 August 1876 49)(aged|
|Occupation||Schoolteacher, poet, novelist|
|Notable works||Renert oder de Fuuß am Frack an a Ma’nsgrëßt|
Michel Rodange (3 January 1827 – 27 August 1876) was a Luxembourgian writer and poet, best known for writing Luxembourg's national epic, Renert [full original title: Renert oder de Fuuß am Frack an a Ma’nsgrëßt].
His most notable work was Renert, published in 1872. An epic satirical work—adapted from the 1858 Cotta Edition of Goethe's fox epic Reineke Fuchs to a setting in Luxembourg— it is known for its insightful analysis of the unique characteristics of the people of Luxembourg, using regional and sub regional dialects to depict the fox and his companions.
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- Renert at the European Literary Characters website. Retrieved on 22 April 2015.
- Rodange, Michel (2010). "Renert oder de Fuuss Am Frack an a Mansgresst". Kessinger Publishing. Retrieved on 22 April 2015.