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  • Death in a Cold Climateby Barry Forshaw

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 29.00

    Barry Forshaw, the UK's principal crime fiction expert, presents a celebration and analysis of the Scandinavian crime genre; from Sjöwall and Wahlöö's Martin Beck series, through Henning Mankell's Wallander, to Stieg Larsson's demolition of the Swedish Social Democratic ideal in the publishing phenomenon The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo . more...

  • Die Großstadt in der skandinavischen Literatur: Analysiert anhand der Romane Hærværk, Rand, Röda Rummet, Sult und Stukby Anika Hillmann

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 23.14

    Die skandinavische Großstadt erscheint im Vergleich zu anderen europäischen Metropolen eher klein und unbedeutend. Doch auch hier ereignen sich zum Teil tragische menschliche Schicksale, die in der Literatur eine große Rolle spielen. Anhand der skandinavischen Romane Hærværk, Rand, Röda Rummet, Stuk und Sult ermittelt diese Studie, wie sich das Leben... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Scandinavian Literature and Theaterby Jan Sjåvik

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 109.99

    The literature of Scandinavia is amazingly rich and varied, consisting of the works produced by the countries of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland, and stretching from the ancient Norse Sagas to the present day. While much of it is unknown outside of the region, some has gained worldwide popularity, including the fairy tales of Hans Christian... more...

  • Journeys from Scandinaviaby Elisabeth Oxfeldt

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    For all of the scholarship done on postcolonial literatures, little has been applied to Scandinavian writing. Yet, beginning with the onset of tourism beyond Scandinavia in the 1840s, a compelling body of prose works documents Scandinavian attitudes toward foreign countries and further shows how these Scandinavian travelers sought to portray themselves... more...

  • Kapitler af Nordens Litteraturby Preben Meulengracht Sørensen

    Aarhus University Press 2006; US$ 34.88

    Håndskrifter, billeder og runesten fra vikingetiden og middelalderen er litterære og kunstneriske værker, men også historiske vidnesbyrd. Kapitler af Nordens litteratur i oldtid og middelalder rummer derfor både et katalog over digtningens mundtlige og skriftlige genrer i Nordens tidlige litteratur og en nøgle til epoken som sådan. Første del af bogen... more...

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