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Scandinavians in America : literary life

Author: J R Christianson; Luther College (Decorah, Iowa); Symra Literary Society (Decorah, Iowa)
Publisher: Decorah, Iowa : Symra Literary Society, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Scandinavians in America.
Decorah, Iowa : Symra Literary Society, 1985
(OCoLC)568015940
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R Christianson; Luther College (Decorah, Iowa); Symra Literary Society (Decorah, Iowa)
OCLC Number: 13081889
Notes: "Second Scandinavian Immigration Conference, SIMCON II, held in Decorah, Iowa, on October 30-31 [1981], and sponsored by Luther College and Symra Literary Society"--6th prelim. page.
Description: 342 pages, 12 pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: In search of identity : ethnic awareness and ethnic attitudes among Scandinavian immigrants, 1840-1860 / Peter A. Munch --
The impact of World War I nativism on Scandinavian ethnicity in the upper Midwest / Carl H. Chrislock --
Historians of the Scandinavians in North America / H. Arnold Barton --
First generation of Norwegians and Swedes in Minnesota : rivalry and/or cooperation-a case study, 1860-1890 / Lars Ljungmark --
Women in Norwegian emigration / Ingrid Semmingsen --
Kvinnan och hemmet : a women's journal written in Swedish, edited by a Norwegian, published by a Dane / Lilly Setterdahl --
Nylaende presents America / Janet E. Rasmussen --
"My native land I bid farewell" : attitudes toward emigration in Scandinavian street ballads / Rochelle Wright --
From memoir to fiction : Peter Peterson's På begge sider av havet / Harald S. Naess --
Fiction and facts : history and literature for or against each other / Kristian Hvidt --
Bay, Gjelsness, Hanson, Nyholm, Solberg and Strohm : the Scandinavian American as librarian / Rolf H. Erickson --
Finnish-American humor and satire : a cultural self portrait, 1890-1930's / A. William Hoglund --
The background of Finnish-American working class writers / Reino Kero --
Vilhelm Topsøe's Fra Amerika / Marie Hvidt --
Carl Nelson : poet and journalist / Lloyd Hustevedt --
The child is father of the man : reminiscence, fact and fiction in Peer Strømme's Halvor / Neil T. Eckstein --
Bilingualism in Norwegian-American literature : the case of Johannes B. Wist / Solveig Zempel --
Georg Strandvold : irrepressible Dane at Decorah posten / Olga Strandvold Opfell --
Rølvaag as critic / Einar Haugen --
Linka's sketchbook : a personal view of the Norwegian synod / Gracia Grindal --
Vilhelm Berger and the Emigrant's "struggle year" / Ulf Beijbom --
Literature and identity / Alan Swanson --
The state of Scandinavian-American literary studies in Europe / Dorothy Burton Skårdal.
Responsibility: edited by J.R. Christianson.

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