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A History of Swedish literature

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swedish literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 513-538) and index.

    Statementedited by Lars G. Warme.
    SeriesA History of Scandinavian literatures ;, v. 3
    ContributionsWarme, Lars G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT9263 .H57 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 584 p. :
    Number of Pages584
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL806514M
    ISBN 100803247508
    LC Control Number95043124

    schools to work and taxes to the history of the country. Words printed in blue are worth noting. Blue words with an asterisk* are defined in the adjacent column. We hope this book will make your Swedish voyage of dis-covery easier – and more enjoyable. It is presented as a gift to all who are granted a permanent residence permit in Sweden.   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 punch. This list also includes some of the best non-fiction books about Sweden, plus a few travel guidebooks. FictionAuthor: Routes North.

      There are four big classic authors that have defined Swedish culture, and two of them are women. Probably you should start by checking out these fab four, that will keep you busy for a while. Carl Michael Bellman This 18th century poet is the soul. Vilhelm Moberg is considered a great writer, and he wrote a series of four novels (actually a trilogy plus a sequel set a lot later) about a group of people who emigrated from Sweden to America in the 19th century. The books are really good, and p.

    The Christianization of Sweden was one of the main events in the country's history, and it naturally had an equally profound impact on literature.. The Gök runestone is a case in point of how the older literature dissolved. It uses the same imagery as the Ramsund carving, but a Christian cross has been added and the images are combined in a way that completely distorts the internal logic of. About this Item: Sweden , This book is about the great art of the Middle Ages that survives to decorate Scandinavian churches and cloisters. There is much information about art carved in stone, and a section on the very moving wooden statues that characterize this period of profound religious faith.


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Product details Series: Histories of Scandinavian Literature (Book 3) Hardcover: pages Publisher: University of Nebraska Press (July 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 6 x x 9 inches Shipping Weight: pounds ( 5/5(2).

A History Of Swedish Literature book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5. This volume traces Swedish literature from its beginnings in the Middle Ages to its honored place in world literature in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

A comprehensive reference work, A 5/5(1). This volume traces Swedish literature from its beginnings in the Middle Ages to its honored place in world literature in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

A comprehensive reference work, A History of Swedish Literature provides much more than names and dates. Sweden’s relative isolation in a remote corner of Europe put special stress on its language and literature to define national identity.

The book concentrates both on the grand names as well as on the broad trends in Swedish history. For an expat living in Sweden this book is a reliable and agreeable enough companion, after which one can form an informed opinion on practically anything relating to Swedish history your local friends and colleagues care to come up with.

Inexplicably for a book of such girth, inclusion of an accompanying Cited by: 4. While this celebrity historian's book is far from a work of classic literature, The Local's Editor David Landes recommends it as a good introduction to the history of Sweden.

One book on the list, Harry Martinsson's When Nettles Bloom, is not available in English, but there is a simplified Swedish edition. Swedish Literature Sweden ranks third in the list of countries with most Nobel Prize laureates in literature. Famous Swedish writers include Astrid Lindgren, Gustaf Fröding, Carl Jonas Love Almqvist, Vilhelm Moberg, and August Strindberg.

A history of Swedish literature. Ingemar Algulin. PREFACE. Provincial Laws Ballads Historical. Book Printing and the ReformationBible Translations Lagerlof significant social society song spirit Stagnelius Stockholm story Strindberg strong Sweden Swedish cultural Swedish language Swedish literature Swedish poetry symbolic.

See Article History. Swedish literature, the body of writings produced in the Swedish language within Sweden’s modern-day geographic and political boundaries. The literatures of Sweden and Finland are closely linked.

From the midth century untilFinland was ruled by Sweden, and Swedish remained the dominant language of the upper classes in Finland until the end of the 19th century.

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Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Get this from a library. A history of Swedish literature. [Ingemar Algulin] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ingemar Algulin. Find more information about: ISBN: # Swedish literature--History and criticism\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

Swedish literature from the 19th century has often been associated with male writers, but research now finds that more women writers were famous abroad, one example being Lagerlöf. The book Swedish Women’s Writing on Export. During the beginning of the 20th century, Swedish literature was led by Selma Lagerlöf and August Strindberg.

It is fromthat Swedish literature began to be mainly focused on the novel. However there have also been some significant and talented Swedish modernist poets. A History of Swedish Literature (Book): Gustafson, Alrik. NEW UPDATE 5/6: PPL is online.

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Sweden since The history of 19th-century Sweden, under Charles XIV (reigned –44), Oscar I (–59), Charles XV (–72), and Oscar II (–), was one of progressive liberalization in government and of industrial development.

Freedom of the press () and internal free trade () were established, and the suffrage. The Treasure: Sir Arne's Money (Skatten: Herr Arnes Penningar, which combines the English title Treasure with the Swedish title) is a story by Selma Lagerlöf about vengeance, forgiving, love and fate.

While written in the 20th century, the story depicts Swedish life in the 16th century. 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 the welfare state.

A History of Swedish Literature is much welcomed and needed, for the last major book on the subject was that by Alrik Gustafson, which was published in and covered Swedish literature up to the beginning of the s. Swedish literature - Swedish literature - The 18th century: After the death of King Charles XII () and the collapse of his empire, a utilitarian attitude to life and letters gradually developed in Sweden.

Olof von Dalin was the outstanding popularizer of the new ideas of the Enlightenment, which he expressed perhaps most clearly in Svea rikes historia (–62; “History of the Swedish.Great deals on Antiquarian & Collectible Books in Swedish.

Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items!From the 16th century, Swedish literature thrived and flourished as there was a standardisation of the Swedish language. From tohas been described as the Reformation Literature period.

It was also during this era that the Gustav Vasa Bible was printed, a translated version of the bible into Swedish.