Novels, Histories, Novel Nations — Historical Fiction and Cultural Memory in Finland and Estonia

Kaljundi, Linda; Laanes, Eneken; Pikkanen, Ilona
Titel: Novels, Histories, Novel Nations — Historical Fiction and Cultural Memory in Finland and Estonia
Författare: Kaljundi, Linda (Författare)
Laanes, Eneken (Författare)
Pikkanen, Ilona (Författare)
Artikelnummer: 9789522226297
Form: Mjukband
Tillgänglighet: Leveranstid 7-14 dagar
Pris: 24,00 € (21,82 € moms 0 %)

Förlagets identifieringsnummer: 1391419
Förlag: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura
Serie: Studia Fennica Historica 19
Upplaga: 2015
Utgivningsår: 2015
Språk: engelska
Antal sidor: 342
Produktgrupp: Kultur
Studia Fennica Historica
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Bibliotekssignum: 86.2 Finländsk och finsk-ugrisk litteraturhistoria samt forskning i den finländska och finsk-ugriska litteraturen
ALLFO - Allmän finländsk ontologi: kirjallisuudentutkimus, historialliset romaanit, historialliset näytelmät, kirjallisuus, kieli ja kielet, kollektiivinen muisti, kielellinen identiteetti, kansallinen identiteetti, kansallisuusaate, kansallisuus, representaatio, muisti (kognitio), muistaminen, suomenkielinen kirjallisuus, ruotsinkielinen kirjallisuus, vironkielinen kirjallisuus, kirjallisuudenhistoria, kirjailijat, historia
Since its emergence along with Western nationalism, historical fiction has been one of the key forms for constructing national histories - and it has not lost its importance even today. This volume highlights the cultural work historical fiction performed in Finland and Estonia ca. 1800-2000 in the ongoing articulation of national identities.

This book comprises of a theoretical preface, a comparative survey of Finnish and Estonian historical fiction in their socio-political contexts, case studies by literary scholars and historians and a summary chapter by Ann Rigney that places Finnish and Estonian historical fiction in a broader European perspective.

This volume is highly relevant to academics and students interested in cultural memory and nationalism studies at large. As one of the very few edited collections of comparative studies on Finnish and Estonian literature, it is also a must-read to those who study Finnish and Estonian subjects in particular. As the volume is situated in the cross-disciplinary field of cultural memory studies, it demonstrates that historical fiction is a stimulating research subject for various disciplines, including history, ethnology, cultural studies, art history and film studies. In all of these fields, this book is also suitable for students at different levels of study and as a reference guide.