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Figurative Space in the Novels of Cora Sandel (review)

Figurative Space in the Novels of Cora Sandel (review) Scandinavian Studies the overall value of Langås's book for a non-Norwegian audience resides as much in the limited exposure to Lunden's poems as in the accompanying prose analysis. In any event, this acquisition need not burden library budgets, as the full text is also available in pdf format online. A capacious edition of Lunden's poetry in English translation would be a useful companion to this study. Frankie Shackelford Augsburg College Ellen Rees. Figurative Space in the Novels of Cora Sandel. Scandinavian Women Writers 4. Laksevåg: Alvheim & Eide, 2010. What is the significance of space in Cora Sandel's work? This question takes center stage in Ellen Rees's latest book. Her point of departure is that although Sandel's work has been studied from topographic perspectives, no one has made "a meticulous, close reading of the specificity and signifying quality of the various types of spaces (physical locations) that Sandel depicts" (10). Rees aims to do such a study, and her book is indeed a meticulous reading of the figurative functions of spaces in Sandel's five novels, and as such it is a study that contributes new knowledge to the understanding of her work. Before getting to the spaces of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Scandinavian Studies Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study

Figurative Space in the Novels of Cora Sandel (review)

Scandinavian Studies , Volume 84 (1) – Oct 11, 2012

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Scandinavian Studies the overall value of Langås's book for a non-Norwegian audience resides as much in the limited exposure to Lunden's poems as in the accompanying prose analysis. In any event, this acquisition need not burden library budgets, as the full text is also available in pdf format online. A capacious edition of Lunden's poetry in English translation would be a useful companion to this study. Frankie Shackelford Augsburg College Ellen Rees. Figurative Space in the Novels of Cora Sandel. Scandinavian Women Writers 4. Laksevåg: Alvheim & Eide, 2010. What is the significance of space in Cora Sandel's work? This question takes center stage in Ellen Rees's latest book. Her point of departure is that although Sandel's work has been studied from topographic perspectives, no one has made "a meticulous, close reading of the specificity and signifying quality of the various types of spaces (physical locations) that Sandel depicts" (10). Rees aims to do such a study, and her book is indeed a meticulous reading of the figurative functions of spaces in Sandel's five novels, and as such it is a study that contributes new knowledge to the understanding of her work. Before getting to the spaces of

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