The Resource Christmas in Scandinavia, edited by Sven H. Rossel, Bo Elbr©ınd-Bek ; translations by David W. Colbert

Christmas in Scandinavia, edited by Sven H. Rossel, Bo Elbr©ınd-Bek ; translations by David W. Colbert

Label
Christmas in Scandinavia
Title
Christmas in Scandinavia
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sven H. Rossel, Bo Elbr©ınd-Bek ; translations by David W. Colbert
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • danfaofinnorswe
  • eng
Summary
  • Anyone aware of the magic in Christmas will recognize the inspiration in these stories. Readers will encounter robbers on a raid, a homeless stranger seeking kindness, excited children, and a talking Christmas tree, all under the spell of the season. Here and there appear Nissen, the capped and bearded imps of mischief familiar throughout Scandinavia
  • Christmas in Scandinavia includes writers from Denmark, the Faroese Islands, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Among the many masterpieces of the Christmas story are Hans Christian Andersen's "The Fir Tree" and stories by Nobel laureates Selma Lagerlof and Johannes V. Jensen. Most of the seventeen pieces collected here have never before been available in English. Each is preceded by a brief headnote. In this introduction, Sven H
  • Rossel discusses the rich and fascinating Scandinavian Christmas traditions, the origins of this feast, and its celebration in contemporary Scandinavia
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
839/.5
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT 7092.E5
LC item number
C49 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rossel, Sven Hakon
  • Elbr©ınd-Bek, Bo
  • Colbert, David W.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scandinavian literature
  • Christmas
  • Christmas
  • Scandinavian literature
Label
Christmas in Scandinavia, edited by Sven H. Rossel, Bo Elbr©ınd-Bek ; translations by David W. Colbert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179)
Contents
An old-fashioned Christmas Eve / Peter Christian Asbj©ırnsen -- The fir tree / Hans Christian Andersen -- Karen's Christmas / Amalie Skram -- Christmas Eve in the henhouse / Sophus Schandorph -- Christmas matins in Finland's Barkbread country / Karl A. Tavaststjerna -- Before the candles go out / Hans E. Kinck -- Christmas peace / Johnannes V. Jensen -- The legend of the Christmas roses / Selma Lagerl©œf -- A farm owner's Christmas Eve / Frans Eemil Sillanp©Þ©Þ -- At the bottom of the snow ocean / Gunnar Gunnarsson -- A legend / Jakob Sande -- The Christmas basket / Fritiof Nilsson Piraten -- Advent in the thirties / Eyvind Johnson -- The white church / He♯<U+0091>in Br©ð -- The soldier's Christmas Eve / Villy S©ırensen -- Born of a maid / William Heinesen -- Afterword / Bo Elbr©ınd-Bek
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 182 p.
Isbn
9780803239074
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
^^^95026575^
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33900001
  • (OCoLC)ocm33900001^
Label
Christmas in Scandinavia, edited by Sven H. Rossel, Bo Elbr©ınd-Bek ; translations by David W. Colbert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179)
Contents
An old-fashioned Christmas Eve / Peter Christian Asbj©ırnsen -- The fir tree / Hans Christian Andersen -- Karen's Christmas / Amalie Skram -- Christmas Eve in the henhouse / Sophus Schandorph -- Christmas matins in Finland's Barkbread country / Karl A. Tavaststjerna -- Before the candles go out / Hans E. Kinck -- Christmas peace / Johnannes V. Jensen -- The legend of the Christmas roses / Selma Lagerl©œf -- A farm owner's Christmas Eve / Frans Eemil Sillanp©Þ©Þ -- At the bottom of the snow ocean / Gunnar Gunnarsson -- A legend / Jakob Sande -- The Christmas basket / Fritiof Nilsson Piraten -- Advent in the thirties / Eyvind Johnson -- The white church / He♯<U+0091>in Br©ð -- The soldier's Christmas Eve / Villy S©ırensen -- Born of a maid / William Heinesen -- Afterword / Bo Elbr©ınd-Bek
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 182 p.
Isbn
9780803239074
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
^^^95026575^
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33900001
  • (OCoLC)ocm33900001^

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