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Covers artists and movements beginning with Impressionism in the late 19th century, up to the 21st century. Emphasis on new and lesser-known artists with coverage of foreign-language literature. Covers painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, installation works, video art, theater, arts and crafts.
A multi-volume comparative analysis of the literature of the Nordic region. This first volume, Spatial Nodes, devotes its attention to the changing literary figurations of space by Nordic writers from medieval to contemporary times.
Covers Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland, from Norse sagas to the present day, including Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales, the stories of Isak Dinesen, and the plays of Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg.
Vem är det? came out every other year from 1912-2001. Nationalencyklopedins förlag publishes a digital version; editions up to 1997 are freely available from Projekt Runeberg. Vem är det? served as a key source for initial content in the development of Swedish Wikipedia.
About Scandinavian resources in the Penn Libraries
Penn Libraries collections cover the history and literature of Northern Europe from the medieval period to the modern. Our Scandinavian-language collections are selective and support the Penn Swedish Language Program and Penn Abroad programs in Sweden and Denmark. Our partnership with BorrowDirect libraries, including Harvard and Yale, ensures access to large, current collections in the Nordic languages, while Penn offers a collection of Swedish contemporary fiction and children's literature; access to databases and indexes; and reference works.
Libris is the Swedish National Library's research database and index portal with the Swedish national bibliography, Women's literature index KVINNSAM, bibliographies for Swedish history, lit, film, and Jewish Studies, the Swedish-American Bibliography, Swedish regional history indexes, and the CivLib index about Swedish civil life.
A searchable archive of Swedish-American Swedish-language newspaper, a joint project of the Minnesota Historical Society, Kungliga biblioteket (National Library of Sweden), the American Swedish Institute, and the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center at Augustana College.
Complete reference guide to modern Swedish grammar. Presents the complexities of Swedish in a concise and readable form. Reflects recommendations of the Language Council of Sweden, with emphasis on Swedish in everyday communication. Includes examples from present-day Swedish highlighting areas of confusion and difficulty for learners.