The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #157878 Message #4031386
Posted By: Steve Gardham
31-Jan-20 - 03:08 PM
Thread Name: Dave Harker, Fakesong
Subject: RE: Dave Harker, Fakesong
I think we can dismiss Gray as having any influence on ballads. The 2 odes he translated 'The Fatal Sisters' and 'The Descent of Odin' bear little resemblance to traditional balladry, though they do use ballad metre.