Icons of Danish Modernity: Georg Brandes and Asta Nielsen

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Julie Allen utilizes the lives and friendship of the Danish literary critic George Brandes (1842-1927) and the silent film star Asta Nielsen (1881-1972) to explore questions of culture and national identity in early twentieth-century Denmark. Danish culture and politics were influenced in this period by the country's deeply ambivalent relationship with Germany. Brandes and Nielsen, both of whom lived and worked in Germany for significant periods of time, were seen as dangerously cosmopolitan by the Danish public, even while ...

Icons of Danish Modernity: Georg Brandes and Asta Nielsen 2015, University of Washington Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9780295994833

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Icons of Danish Modernity: Georg Brandes and Asta Nielsen 2012, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295992204

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Icons of Danish Modernity: Georg Brandes & Asta Nielsen 2012, Museum Tusculanum Press, Copenhagen

ISBN-13: 9788763539784

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