Who killed the hated Latin teacher? How does chronic hunger affect the mind? Why was the dwarf so intent on murder? What did the birds say? - The answers to these, and many other, intriguing questions are found in the novels of Scandinavia's master spinners of tales of the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Knut Hamsun, Par Lagerkvist, Halldor Laxness, Hans Scherfig and more. Conducted in English
Students will read and discuss a selection of representative folk tales from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Iceland. Conducted in English.