....to three American publishers -- The American-Scandinavian Foundation, Coward-McCann, Inc., and Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. -- who have very kindly permitted me to quote liberally from their copyrights of translated editions of the Scandinavian novelists.
....to my good friend Professor Einar Haugen, of the University of Wisconsin, who has read two of my chapters in manuscript and has offered some valuable criticism.
....to my colleague Professor Martin B. Ruud, of the University of Minnesota, who has assisted me in innumerable ways, particularly in matters of detail.
....and finally, to Miss Hanna Astrup Larsen, editor of publications for The American-Scandinavian Foundation, whose intelligent and discriminating editorial vigilance in seeing this book through the press has been of invaluable assistance to me.
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Publication information: Book title: Six Scandinavian Novelists: Lie, Jacobsen, Heidenstam, Selma Lagerlof, Hamsun, Sigrid Undset. Contributors: Alrik Gustafson - Author. Publisher: Biblo and Tannen. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1969. Page number: vii.
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