Norwegian 224: Topics in Contemporary Nordic Literature: A Window on Society
Recently there has been an explosion in Nordic literature translated into English, providing unprecedented access to contemporary literary texts produced in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland. In this course students read and analyze contemporary Nordic literary texts and examine those societies through a literary perspective. Sample topics: "Murder Nordic Style: Contemporary Crime Fiction" and "Gender and Nordic Society." Taught in English. Prerequisite: First-Year Writing. Offered annually or periodically.
Interim 2011 : Murder Nordic Style: A Window on Society