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Undergraduate course

Nordic Literature: Literature up to 1900

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Teaching semester

Autumn and spring.

Learning Outcomes

The course provides an overview of Scandinavian literature up to the 20th century, with a focus on Norwegian literature. The course is intended for foreign students who are already studying Scandinavian languages and/or literature.

The aim of the course is to learn how to apply literary analysis, interpretation, genre theory and literary historiography to the Scandinavian literature of the period.

For further information about the course, please see course description in Norwegian.

Required Previous Knowledge

Students must have a good knowledge of the Norwegian language.


Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies.


Exam information

  • For written exams, please note that the start time may change from 09:00 to 15:00 or vice versa until 14 days prior to the exam.

  • Type of assessment: Written examination at home

    29.11.2021, 09:00
    7 hours
    Withdrawal deadline
    Examination system
    Digital exam