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history of the Scandinavian literatures.
|Statement||Based in part on the work of Giovanni Bach with additional sections by Richard Beck, Adolph B. Benson, Axel Johan Uppvall and others. Comp., trans. in part and ed. by Frederika Blankner.|
|Contributions||Bach, Giovanni, 1892-, Beck, Richard, Benson, Adolph B. 1881-1962., Uppvall, Axel Johan|
|LC Classifications||PT7063 .B5 1966|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 407 p.|
|Number of Pages||407|
|LC Control Number||66025895|
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The literature of Finland is bilingual, with lively and extensive traditions in both Finnish and Swedish. This history covers both literary traditions history of the Scandinavian literatures. book detail. The volume’s first section, on Finnish-language literature, consists of a series of connected chapters by leading authorities within the field.5/5(2).
A History of Scandinavian Literature, was first published in Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.
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A History of Icelandic Literature provides a complete overview of the literature of Iceland, from the country's settlement in the ninth century until the present day, including chapters on lesser-known areas such as drama, children's literature, women's literature, and North American Icelandic literature.
It is the first work to give non-Icelandic readers a wide-ranging introduction to Format: Hardcover. Scandinavian literature is the literature in the languages of Scandinavian countries of Northern Europe.
Scandinavia includes Denmark, Norway and Sweden. These peoples have produced an important and influential literature. The history of the Scandinavian literatures. A survey of the literatures of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Finland, from their origins to the present day, including Scandinavian-American authors, and selected bibliographies.
Nobel Prize in Literature Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Henrik Pontoppidan, Swedish literature consolidated around ; this is considered the start of a linguistic period called Late Modern Swedish ( – circa ). The first great works of the age were those of Olov von Dalin (–), and in particular his weekly Then Swänska Argus.
History of Scandinavian literatures. Vol. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press in cooperation with the American-Scandinavian Foundation, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Harald S Næss.
A History of Scandinavian Literature, (The Nordic Series, Volume 5) by Sven H. Rossel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Scandinavia (skăn´dĬnā´vēə), region of N consists of the kingdoms of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark; Finland and Iceland are usually considered part of Scandinavia.
Physiographically, Denmark belongs to the North European Plain rather than to the geologically distinct Scandinavian peninsula (which is part of the ancient Baltic Shield), occupied by Norway and Sweden.
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Arctic Dreams - Barry Lopez. Norwegian literature is literature composed in Norway or by Norwegian history of Norwegian literature starts with the pagan Eddaic poems and skaldic verse of the 9th and 10th centuries with poets such as Bragi Boddason and Eyvindr arrival of Christianity around the year brought Norway into contact with European medieval learning, hagiography and history writing.
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The purpose of this book is to provide a short introduction to the history of Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish literature for readers in the English-speaking world.
Neither Modern Icelandic, Finnish, nor Finnish-Swedish literature has been touched; for the geographical definition of Scandinavia can only doubtfully be stretched to include these.Children's literature - Children's literature - Scandinavia: Scandinavia, but especially Sweden, inevitably suggests a question as to why a group of small, sparsely populated countries ranks directly after England and the United States for the variety, vigour, and even genius of its children’s literature.
Hazard’s north–south theory describes; it does not explain. Scandinavian society. Viking society rested on wealth from raids and commerce and consisted of a landed aristocracy with farmer tenants who had the right and obligation to attend local courts. The only general assembly was the Allthing of Iceland (established ), the oldest continuous parliamentary body in existence.