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The discovery of nineteenth century Scandinavia

Author: Marie Wells
Publisher: [London] : Norvik Press, 2008.
Series: Series A (Norvik Press), no. 31.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume has its formal origins in a conference entitled "The Discovery of Nineteenth Century Scandinavia: as reflected in travel-writing, essays, letters and fiction written by Scandinavians and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
konferenser
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Wells
ISBN: 9781870041690 1870041690
OCLC Number: 166372188
Notes: "This volume has its formal origins in a conference entitled "The Discovery of Nineteenth Century Scandinavia: as reflected in travel-writing, essays, letters and fiction written by Scandinavians and others" which was held at UCL in June 2004"--Page 7.
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Scandinavia as seen in France through the findings of the Commission du Nord (1835-39) / Wendy Mercer --
Sabine Baring-Gould and Iceland : a re-evaluation / Andrew Wawn --
Environmental images of nineteenth-century Iceland from official letters (Bréf Sýslumanna og Amtmanna) / Astrid E.J. Ogilvie --
Foreign visual art and changing attitudes to the Icelandic landscape in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Sumarliði Ísleifsson --
"Beneath the mountain's lofty frowning brow" : British descriptions of mountain adventures in Norway / Anne-Kari Skarðhamar --
From a haven for travellers to a boarding house for tourists : the vicarage in the history of travelling and hospitality in Norway / Bjarne Rogan --
Sweden discovered and Sweden invented : the representation of Sweden in the Dictionary of National Biography / Elizabeth Baigent --
From travel to tourism : British travellers to Finland 1830-1900 / Tony Lurcock --
Engendering a memorable place : Holger Drachmann as travel-writer / Henk van der Liet --
Hans Christian Andersen : discovering a Copenhagen between fiction and reality / Hans Christian Andersen --
A place and a text in-between : 'translation patterns' in Hans Christian Andersen's I Sverrig / Bjarne Thorup Thomsen --
Art and commerce in Hans Christian Andersen's A Poet's Bazaar / Elisabeth Oxfeldt.
Series Title: Series A (Norvik Press), no. 31.
Responsibility: edited by Marie Wells.

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