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Aspects of modern Swedish literature

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Published by Norvik Press, U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions in Norwich, Chester Springs, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swedish literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Irene Scobbie.
    SeriesSeries A : Scandinavian literary history and criticism ;, no. 2, Series A (Norvik Press) ;, no. 2.
    ContributionsScobbie, Irene.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCS 91/02211 (P)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 373 p. ;
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2064956M
    ISBN 10187004102X
    LC Control Number88061441
    OCLC/WorldCa17265033

      The best way to get under a country’s skin (apart from visiting) is to read some of its stories. And Sweden, with a population of less than 10 million, has more tales to tell than you might expect. Here’s a round-up of the best Swedish books, from world-famous novels to lesser-known tomes that still pack a big literary : Routes North. Tiina Nunnally, trans. Unseen by Mari Jungstedt (tr. from Swedish). New York: St. Martin’s, Learn more; Aija Elg. "Suomen kielen ja kulttuurin lähde." Helsinki (Finnish as a foreign language course book for upper secondary schools). Learn more; Jan Sjåvik. Historical Dictionary of Scandinavian Literature and Theater. Lanham, Md.

    Selma Lagerlöf's cannonical novel! Selma Lagerlöf was a 20th century Swedish writer of symbolistic modern narrative prose. In she won the Nobel Prize "in appreciation of the lofty idealism, vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings," becoming the first woman to win the prize in literature. And really funny. If you rather want to have a good laugh than high density of facts about Swedish culture, this should be the book of your choice. #3 Modern-Day Vikings: A Pracical Guide to Interacting with the Swedes. Also fun to read but more detailed and a bit more clunky compared to Xenophobe’s Guide to the Swedes. #4 CultureShock.

    Swedish Literature in the 20th Century. information from the Swedish Institute. SWEDISH CULTURE. As is only natural, a whole century of Swedish literature encompasses numerous literary currents: folk romanticism, flâneur literature, expressionism, bourgeois novels, surrealistic poetry, urbane portraits, social criticism, social realism, and accounts of the disintegration of . Children’s books are very popular in Sweden and this literature enjoys considerable status in the country. Every year a big number of children’s books get published and reviewed in the media sphere. The competition to receive one of the awards for children’s literature is tough. Among the prizes awarded annually in Sweden is the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the most .


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