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Northern Arts:
The Breakthrough of Scandinavian Literature and Art, from Ibsen to Bergman
Arnold Weinstein

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations ix
Acknowledgments xiii

CHAPTER 1: Introduction 1

CHAPTER 2: Power 10
A. Speaking God: Kierkegaard and Lagerkvist 10
B. The Play of Patriarchy: Ibsen and Strindberg 41
i. Child's Play: The Cradle Song in Strindberg's The Father 45
ii. Metamorphosis in Ibsen's Little Eyolf 74
C. The Powers and the Self: Strindberg's Inferno and Gustafsson's Tennis Players 111

CHAPTER 3: Boundary Smashing 161
A. Going Through the Wall: Shakespeare, Strindberg, Josephson, Bergman 161
B. The Child's Revenge: Kierkegaard, Ibsen, Lindgren, Cronqvist 197
C. Hamsun's Hunger and Writing 246
D. Stories of Fusion: Vesaas's The Ice Palace and Bergman's Persona 273

CHAPTER 4: Graphing Power 313
A. Breakthrough, Time, and Flux in Edvard Munch (the Cubist) 313
B. The Case of Ernst Josephson 352

CHAPTER 5: Concluding the Book 439
Introducing Strindberg the Painter

Notes 461
Index 507

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