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Hamsun, Knut(Encyclopedia)Hamsun, Knut knoot´ häm´soon [key], 1859–1952, Norwegian author, a pioneer in the development of the modern novel. Virtually without formal education, in his youth he led a wandering life, ...
Knut(Encyclopedia)Knut: see Canute.
Norwegian literature(Encyclopedia)Norwegian literature, early flourished as Old Norse literature. In 1380, Norway was united with Denmark, and Danish culture began a long dominance in Norway; Norwegian culture sank to its nadir in the...
Moberg, Vilhelm(Encyclopedia)Moberg, Vilhelm vl´hlm moo´bry [key], 1898–1973, Swedish novelist and dramatist. Substantial recognition came with his partly autobiographical Knut Toring trilogy (1935–39; tr. The Ear...
von Sydow, Max(Encyclopedia)von Sydow, Max, 1929–2020, Swedish actor, b. Carl Adolf von Sydow. He worked with director Ingmar Bergman at the Malmö Municipal Theatre (1955–60) before moving to Stockhom and joining the Royal ...
Enquist, Per Olov(Encyclopedia)Enquist, Per Olov pâr ´läv n´kvst [key], 1934–2020, Swedish novelist and dramatist whose work was especially popular in Sweden, France, and Germany. He wrote more than 20 novels as well as...
Canute(Encyclopedia)Canute knoot´, knyoot´ [key], 995?–1035, king of England, Norway, and Denmark. The younger son of Sweyn of Denmark, Canute accompanied his father on the expedition of 1013 that invaded Eng...
Danish literature(Encyclopedia)Danish literature, the literature of Denmark. Early Writings The earliest literature of Denmark is preserved in the runic carvings on nearly 275 stone monuments erected to the Vikings c.850–1050. A ...
economics(Encyclopedia)economics, study of how human beings allocate scarce resources to produce various commodities and how those commodities are distributed for consumption among the people in society (see distribution). ...
Denmark(Encyclopedia)Denmark dn´märk [key], Dan. Danmark, officially Kingdom of Denmark, kingdom (2015 est. pop. 5,689,000), 16,629 sq mi (43,069 sq km), N Europe. It borders on Germany in the south, the North Sea in ...
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