THE VOICE OF NORWAY by

THE VOICE OF NORWAY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Two professors in exile contribute in two parts a history and a literary of Norway, -- the traditions of law and liberty which have been outstanding characteristics of her people. Her history, as she developed from a kingdom to a nation, as she gained emancipation from Denmark, and then as the burghers and farmers won freedom from the tutelage of nobility; the so-called revolution of 1914, and the new constitution; economic and social reform -- and the ""passion for justice"" which pervaded all. Her literature from the heroic songs of the Edda, through the sagas and court poetry, down to folk literature; Holberg the liberator; Ibeon, the ""ethical imperative"" of liberty; Bjorno the moderns and today a literature of the people. Critical study, for students.

Publisher: Columbia Press