Scandinavian 141C: Short Story in Scandinavia

Instructor: Patrick Wen

This course focuses on the evolution and elevation of the short narrative in Scandinavia during the 19th and 20th centuries, from the humble folk tale to the “literary” novella. Our study includes short narratives by a number of authors, including Andersen, Axel, Dinesen, Oehlenschläger, Palma, Propp, and others. Taught in English.