Scandinavian Studies

A journal that presents scholarly coverage of medieval and modern languages of Scandinavia for the academic audience.

Articles from Vol. 83, No. 1, Spring

Arrested in Parody: The Performance of Erlend Nikulausson in Kristin Lavransdatter
The hundredth anniversary of Sigrid Undset's debut as an author brought both insight and challenge to the perception of this celebrated Norwegian novelist. Leading up to the anniversary in 2007, the publication of the complete collection of Undset's...
Beast and Man: Realism and the Occult in Egils Saga
AS A TROLL The sagas of Icelanders are frequently referred to as realistic narratives. (1) Despite this reference, their narrative realism or indeed any sort of textual realism is not easy to pin down, not least when it concerns a past narrative...
Denmark's Ugly Ducklings: Georg Brandes and Asta Nielsen's Metacultural Contributions to Constructions of Danish National Identity
ON MAY 14, 1914, the newest, largest passenger liner in die world, a German steamship of the Hamburg-America line christened Vaterland [Fatherland], began its maiden voyage across the Atlantic. In a marketing ploy to allay potential customers' fears...
Domesticated Wilderness in Two Norwegian Children's Classics
THIS ARTICLE EXAMINES two literary works that were key in die marketing of Norwegian cultural identity at home and abroad in the early twentieth century, Hans Aanrud's Sidsel Sidserk (1903; Sidsel Longskirt) and Marie Hamsun's Bygdeborn hjemme ogpaa...
Making Sense of Minna Canth
"Always historicize! But the question is how? In whose sense?" Herbert Blau, "Thinking History, History Thinking" (258) For over a century, Minna Canth's reputation as a playwright has been dominated by the classification of realism. Her first two...
On the Founding of the Society
Anniversaries come in all sorts: some are occasions for reflecting on accomplishments and a job well done, others for questioning what might be improved or the direction in which new goals may lead. Anniversaries may also celebrate relatively short...
Publications of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study: Proceedings Series, Vol. 1, No. 1: June, 1911
PREFATORY NOTE. On March 22, 1911, the chairman of a committee on invitation to organize a Scandinavian philological society sent out the following letter to Scandinavian scholars throughout the country: URBANA, ILLINOIS, March 22, 1911. MY...
Report of the President: Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study 2010
The one-hundredth annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study was held in Seattle, Washington 22-24 April 2010 and hosted by the University of Washington's Department of Scandinavian. This meeting was held jointly with the...
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