New PDF release: Historical Dictionary of Scandinavian Literature and Theater

By Jan Sjåvik

The literature of Scandinavia is incredibly wealthy and sundry, which includes the works produced by means of the nations of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland, and stretching from the traditional Norse Sagas to the current day. whereas a lot of it truly is unknown open air of the zone, a few has received around the globe acceptance, together with the fairy stories of Hans Christian Andersen, the tales of Isak Dinesen, and the performs of Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg. whereas evidently together with the area's most renowned works, the old Dictionary of Scandinavian Literature and Theater additionally presents info on lesser identified authors and currents developments, literary circles and journals, and ancient heritage. this can be finished via a listing of acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and several other hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries, which jointly make this reference the main accomplished and recent paintings of its sort on the topic of Scandinavian literature and theater to be had anywhere.

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