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Monday January 5, 2015
Office hours Wednesdays 10:45-11:45 am
Scandinavia- northern Europe (geographical definition)
Linguistics definition doesnt include Finland
Denmark- New Harbor has a statue of the little mermaid- Hans
2nd Midterm Background Information
1. HUNGER: hunger and thirst for companionship, knowledge, and worldly success (physical,
mental, and spiritual)
2. FORGIVENESS: Elizabeth forgives Rolf for punching her in the face. Dwarf thinks the prince will
Babettes Feast by Axel
1. Christian sisters, Martine and Phillppa were the main characters
2. They lived in a small village on the remote western coast of Jutland,
3. Their father was a pastor who founded his own Christian sect
4. Their father die
January 7, 2015
930 creation of Althing
1000 Conversion to Christianity
Bookprose Theory: A belief in the written rather than oral origins of the
Linked with Icelandic nationalism
Thing = local asse
The Modern Breakthrough (and The Father)
Dollhouse The Father
Dollhouse end of the play
- Nora slams door and walks out on family
- In German production, ending was changed without Ibsens permissions
(everything is okay)
- Ibsen was adamant that children
Munch painting equivalent of Hamsun anticipated modern psychology
- Incorporated mythology and dream imagery
- We want to create a visual language of the soul like Freud
- More of philosophy than actual style symbolist painters had different
Babettes Feast Ladies Home Journal
Kierkegaards 3 Levels of Existence:
Don Giovanni (Don Juan) and Zerlina
Papan comes to give music lessons to Philippa in Feast
- Papan trying to seduce Philippa
- Kierkegaard says
6 February 2015
Schoenbergers Book Talk
Elsebeth Schoenberger, the author of Birgittes War, delivered details about the memory
of first-hand experience during Nazi invasion of native Denmark in her book talk. She s
The Dwarf Pr Lagerkvist
Born in 1891, southern Sweden
Overlaps with a lot of other writers Strindberg and Hamsun were
Different style over career
Not well-known outside of Scandinavia but got Nobel Prize for Literatu
In Rendauz in Denmark, its a little place in Denmark.
She knew the German army was coming
The word was that British were about to invade Denmark
So to protect them, German were coming (friends). This is not the truth.
She saw the tanks coming.
Then the s