New Directions in Scandinavian Studies

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  1. Sámi Media and Indigenous Agency in the Arctic North
    Digital media–GIFs, films, TED Talks, tweets, and more–have become integral to daily life and, unsurprisingly, to Indigenous people’s strategies for addressing the historical and ongoing effects of colonization. In Sámi... Learn More
    Published: 5th January 2020
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  2. Sacred to the Touch
    With near-mythical forests of birch and pine, the Nordic and Baltic countries boast a rich tradition of religious wood carving that is in many ways emblematic of their cultures. Sacred to the Touch examines the spiritual and intellectual... Learn More
    Published: 19th December 2017
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  3. Christian Krohg's Naturalism
    The Norwegian painter, novelist, and social critic Christian Krohg (1852–1925) is best known for his highly political paintings of workers, prostitutes, and Skagen fishermen of the 1880s and for serving as a mentor to Edvard... Learn More
    Published: 27th November 2017
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  4. Fascism and Modernist Literature in Norway
    Fascism and Modernist Literature in Norway illuminates the connections between literature and politics in interwar Europe. Focusing on the works of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Knut Hamsun and modernist poets Asmund Sveen and... Learn More
    Published: 27th September 2017
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  5. The Power of Song
    The Power of Song shows how the people of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania confronted a military superpower and achieved independence in the Baltic “Singing Revolution.” When attacked by Soviet soldiers in public displays of... Learn More
    Published: 3rd December 2013
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  6. Church Resistance to Nazism in Norway, 1940-1945
    Church Resistance to Nazism in Norway, 1940-1945 examines the evolution of the Lutheran state Church of Norway in response to the German occupation. While German Protestant churches generally accepted Nazism and state incorporation,... Learn More
    Published: 18th November 2013
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  7. Danish Folktales, Legends, and Other Stories
    Danish Folktales, Legends, and Other Stories is a collection of translated and annotated Nordic folklore that presents full repertoires of five storytellers along with extensive archival material. The printed book presents some... Learn More
    Published: 29th October 2013
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  8. Icons of Danish Modernity
    Julie Allen utilizes the lives and friendship of the Danish literary critic George Brandes (1842-1927) and the silent film star Asta Nielsen (1881-1972) to explore questions of culture and national identity in early twentieth-century... Learn More
    Published: 29th November 2012
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  9. Nordic Exposures
    Nordic Exposures explores how Scandinavian whiteness and ethnicity functioned in classical Hollywood cinema between and during the two world wars. Scandinavian identities could seem mutable and constructed at moments, while at... Learn More
    Published: 11th September 2015
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  10. Knut Hamsun
    Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1920, Knut Hamsun (1859–1952) was a towering figure of Norwegian letters. He was also a Nazi sympathizer and supporter of the German occupation of Norway during the Second World War.... Learn More
    Published: 21st October 2009
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  11. Munch's Ibsen
    Drawing on printed and archival sources, including Munch's extensive unpublished writings, Munch's Ibsen provides a comprehensive account of the connection between the two great Norwegian modernists. Situating the interlocking... Learn More
    Published: 10th November 2008
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  12. Crime and Fantasy in Scandinavia
    Scandinavian popular novels and films have flourished in the last thirty years. In Crime and Fantasy in Scandinavia, Andrew Nestingen argues that the growth and visibility of popular culture have been at the heart of the development... Learn More
    Published: 5th September 2008
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  13. Selected Plays of Marcus Thrane
    One of the earliest ethnic theaters in America was the Norwegian Theater of Marcus Thrane, established in Chicago in September 1866. Many of the plays presented by the theater were written by Thrane, a radical newspaper editor... Learn More
    Published: 10th April 2008
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  14. Small States in International Relations
    Smaller nations have a special place in the international system, with a striking capacity to defy the expectations of most observers and many prominent theories of international relations. This volume of classic essays highlights... Learn More
    Published: 5th May 2006
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