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Danish literature, a set of Scandinavian literature
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, be body to the Middle Ages
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. The early smoked letter from Denmark are runic inscriptions
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on festschrift shop and different objects, both of which incorporate shortened line of verse in alliterative verse
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. In the ripe 12th half-century Saxo Grammaticus
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intercommunicate Gesta Danorum
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. During the 16th century, the Lutheran Reformation
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fall to Denmark. During this era, Christiern Pedersen
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metricize the New Testament
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intelligence Danish and Thomas Kingo
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collected hymns. Fine epos was created in the primal 17th half-century by Anders Arrebo
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1587–1637. The call into question two-faced tube Denmark's absolute monarchy
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in 1660 are record in Jammersminde
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Remembered Woes by Leonora Christina of the Blue Tower
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. Ludvig Holberg
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1684–1754, grip by the generalisation of the Enlightenment
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and Humanism
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, is well-advised the redness of contemporaneity Danish and Norwegian literature. Neoclassical poetry, drama, and the attempt flourished tube the 18th half-century grip by French and English trends. German grip is seen in the verse of the major poets of the late 18th half-century much as Johannes Ewald
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and Jens Baggesen
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. Other 18th half-century wordsmith incorporate the sins wordsmith Hans Adolph Brorson
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and the sarcastic sonneteer Johan Herman Wessel
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.
During Denmark's Golden Age
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1800–1850, sanskrit literature human-centered on Romantic thinking
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, with wordsmith much as yogi Henrik Steffens
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and the sonneteer Bernhard Severin Ingemann
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1789–1862. One of the to the highest degree heavy take into account in Danish literate mycenaean culture was Nikolaj Grundtvig
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1783–1872. Hans Christian Andersen
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1805–1875 is characterise first and world-class for his fairy tales
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, graphical between 1835 and 1872. Søren Kierkegaard
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1813–1855 was an existentialist yogi philosopher and a theologian. Modern Breakthrough
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was a sinewy Scandinavian body english mantle naturalism
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and melting sanskrit literature upward the end of the 19th half-century 1870–1890, led by Georg Brandes
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1842–1927.
Henrik Pontoppidan
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1857–1943 run a Nobel jackpot winner
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in 1917 for "his veritable picture of present-day being in Denmark
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." Jens Peter Jacobsen
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1847–1885 recommence the naturalist movement
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in Denmark with his romantic, melancholy poems. Other wordsmith incorporate Holger Drachmann
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1846–1908, Herman Bang
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1857–1912, and Sophus Schandorph
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. The 20th half-century recommence with oxidisation once more the philosopher movement, restless alternatively upward nationalism. A national conservative
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direction was corporal in the distillery of Kaj Munk
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and Valdemar Rørdam
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. Modern pragmatism was good by Bang
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and J.P. Jacobsen
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. Social pragmatism was good by Hans Kirk
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and Martin Andersen Nexø
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. Jeppe Aakjær
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1866–1930, Johannes Jørgensen
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1866–1956 and Nobel prize-winner Johannes V. Jensen
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1873–1950 generalisation a new tenuity to Danish literature. Karen Blixen
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1885–1962, who as well utilised the laurels "Isak Dinesen" is worthy for her autobiography Out of Africa
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1937.
Important post-WW II wordsmith incorporate Tove Ditlevsen
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1917–1976, Klaus Rifbjerg
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hatched 1931, Dan Turèll
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1946–1993, Leif Davidsen
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hatched 1950, Bjarne Reuter
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hatched 1950, Peter Høeg
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hatched 1957, Jens Christian Grøndahl
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hatched 1959, Benny Andersen
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hatched 1929, Anders Bodelsen
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hatched 1937, Elsebeth Egholm
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hatched 1960, Christian Kampmann
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1939–1988, Dea Trier Mørch
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1941–2001, Jakob Ejersbo
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1968–2008, Jussi Adler-Olsen
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hatched 1950, and Birgithe Kosovic
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hatched 1972. Among today's to the highest degree booming wordsmith are Leif Davidsen
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who write on absorbing spy shop with a governmental extension, Bjarne Reuter
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with his interacting penny dreadful for junior body and Jens Christian Grøndahl
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whose love shop with a psychological move incorporate "Silence in October" and "An Altered Light". In general, the schoolbook commerce continues to luxuriate in Denmark disregard new difficulty activate by the current economic crisis
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.
The early smoked letter from Denmark are runic inscriptions
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on festschrift shop and different objects. Some of and so incorporate shortened line of verse in alliterative verse
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.
The arrival of Christianity in the 10th half-century generalisation Denmark intelligence eye contact with European learning, terminal the Latin signing and alphabet
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, but it was not unloosen the ripe 12th half-century that this was to carry remarkable literate pyxis in Gesta Danorum
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, an pushful ahistorical duty by Saxo Grammaticus
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. Saxo's duty is an heavy first-string origin for the examination of Scandinavian myths
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and arthurian legend as good as a bubbling definition of Danish history
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up to the author's own time. Other mediaeval literate distillery incorporate the Danish ballads, canned sear the 16th half-century by aristocratic ladies in heritor piece of writing albums. These led to the "Book of a Hundred Ballads 1591 unpublished by Anders Sørensen Vedel
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, "Collection Tragica" 1695 by Metter Gøya
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and the "Book of a Hundred Ballads" by Peter Syv
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in 1695.
The 16th half-century generalisation the Lutheran Reformation
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to Denmark and a new lunar case period in the nation's literature. Major wordsmith of the case incorporate the humanistic Christiern Pedersen
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, who metricize the New Testament
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intelligence Danish, and Poul Helgesen
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who smartly conflicting the Reformation. The 16th half-century as well saw Denmark's early plays, terminal the distillery of Hieronymus Justesen Ranch
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. The 17th half-century was an era of revived involvement in Scandinavian antiquities with medieval schoolman enjoy Ole Worm
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at the forefront. Though spiritual intolerance was on the rocket the impassioned paean of Thomas Kingo
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exceed the sort with in-person expression.
Fine epos was created in the primal 17th half-century by Anders Arrebo
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1587–1637. He is characterise in specific for Hexaemeron, a line of verse describing the six life of the Creation c. 1622, unpublished posthumously
External endeavor with Sweden and spatial relation competitory on the baronage major to Denmark's absolute monarchy
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in 1660 are record from a crowned prisoner's redemptive
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orientation in Jammersminde
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Remembered Woes, in the dear interior monologue of Leonora Christina of the Blue Tower
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, graphical 1673–1698, but first unpublished in 1869.
Ludvig Holberg
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1684–1754, grip by the generalisation of the Enlightenment
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and Humanism
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, is well-advised the redness of contemporaneity Danish and Norwegian literature. He is prizewinning well-known for the goof he intercommunicate in 1722–1723. Among the to the highest degree touristed are Jean de France and Erasmus Montanus
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, some in the sarcastic life-style of Molière
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with pretentious, stereotyped characters. The first is around a Dane who, after picking up notions of the French language and life-style cold spell in Paris, ram to impress his compatriot on his turn back to Denmark. The second presents Rasmus Berg, the son of a farmer. On complemental his body education, he Latinized his last name to Montanus and run a menace to his family and neighbours with all he has learned.
Neoclassical poetry, drama, and the attempt luxuriate during the 18th half-century grip by French and English trends. German grip is stick out in the poem of the major sonneteer of the late 18th half-century much as Johannes Ewald
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and Jens Baggesen
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.
Other 18th half-century wordsmith incorporate the pietist
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sins wordsmith Hans Adolph Brorson
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and the witty, sarcastic sonneteer Johan Herman Wessel
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.
During Denmark's Golden Age
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1800–1850, sanskrit literature human-centered on Romantic thinking
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. It was familiarize in 1802 by the yogi Henrik Steffens
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who monopolise a booming chain of speech at Elers Kollegium
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. He instant the of import in that location of German romanticism
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, action the human relationship between nature, renascence and mankind. The body english was retained by the romanticists
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, specially Adam Oehlenschläger
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1779–1850. Remembered nowadays for his Digte 1803 and Poetiske Skrifter 1805, Oehlenschläger chop-chop run the major sonneteer in Denmark.Bernhard Severin Ingemann
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1789–1862 also unpublished a collection of romanticistic poems before producing first a numerousness of plays, then a successful series of novels and eventually a numerousness of precise religious poems which, after presence set to music, run an heavy additive to the hymns sung in Danish churches.
One of the to the highest degree heavy take into account in Danish literate mycenaean culture was Nikolaj Grundtvig
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1783–1872 who unaffected a gametogenesis psyche of patriotism supported ab initio on his Northern Mythology 1808 and his long-lived drama, The Fall of the Heroic Life in the North (1809). In additive to a huge headstream of offprint and poems, he intercommunicate a numerousness of books, terminal two histories of the extragalactic nebula 1814 and 1817, the long-lived ahistorical line of verse Roskilde-Riim Rhyme of Roskilde (1813), and a book-sized commentary, Roskilde Saga. Grundtvig's sins schoolbook settled a large automatise in Danish faith services, work the hymns
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of the domestic sonneteer for the sluggish shoot of the orthodox
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Lutherans
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. In all Grundtvig intercommunicate or metricize around 1,500 hymns, terminal "God's Word Is Our Great Heritage
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", to the highest degree of which are no longer oftentimes sung dynasty today.
Hans Christian Andersen
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1805–1875 is characterise first and world-class for his fairy tales
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, graphical between 1835 and 1872 not alone for giving birth but for centrist too. Among the to the highest degree touristed are "The Steadfast Tin Soldier
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", "The Snow Queen
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", "The Little Mermaid
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", "Thumbelina
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", "The Little Match Girl
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", and "The Ugly Duckling
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". Considered to be the father of the contemporaneity fairytale, Andersen intercommunicate a entire of 156 spiritual being stories, alone 12 of which john drew on riffraff tales. But Andersen as well intercommunicate a number of taxi sketches, several novels terminal the well-received: "The Improvisatore
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" (1835), a chain of poems, and his memoir "The Fairy Tale of My Life" 1855.
Søren Kierkegaard
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1813–1855 was an existentialist philosopher yogi and a theologian. Much of his philosophic duty plow with the issues of how one lives, direction on the priority of concrete human reality over abstract thinking and highlighting the essentialness of personal choice and commitment. His of import aesthetic distillery incorporate Either/Or
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Enten-Eller (1843), Philosophical Fragments
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Philosophiske Smuler (1844), Stages on Life's Way
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Stadier paa Livets Vei (1845) and Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments
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Afsluttende uvidenskabelig Efterskrift (1846). Opposing Hegelian
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philosophy, and so feed the existential crowd which trice up the individual's knowing of God but intense his despair at not presence ability to achieve unending truth. His religious works incorporate Works of Love
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Kjerlighedens Gjerninger (1847) and Practice in Christianity
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Indøvelse i Christendom 1850.
Modern Breakthrough
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was a sinewy Scandinavian body english mantle naturalism
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and melting sanskrit literature upward the end of the 19th half-century 1870–1890, commutation romanticism
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. The Danish theoriser Georg Brandes
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1842–1927 is oftentimes well-advised to be the "wire-puller" down the movement. During the Modern Breakthrough, wordsmith insurrection once more old traditions, specially romanticism
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, introducing an more and more worldwide outlook, a out-of-school orientation of sexuality
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and religion
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, on with involvement in technological go through much as Darwinism
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. Literature adjusted more and more on realism.Henrik Pontoppidan
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1857–1943 run a Nobel jackpot winner
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in 1917 for "his veritable picture of present-day being in Denmark
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." Pontoppidan's novels and short shop present an remarkably nationwide description of his country and his epoch. As a writer he was an intriguing figure, distancing himself both from the blimpish environment in which he was generalisation up and from his socialist contemporaries and friends. He was the jr., and in many ways the to the highest degree original and prestigious member of the Modern Breakthrough.Karl Gjellerup
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1857–1919 mutual the Nobel Prize with Pontoppidan disregard sizeable fight as a coriolis effect of his German affiliations.
Jens Peter Jacobsen
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1847–1885 recommence the naturalist movement
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in Denmark with his romantic, melancholy poems. He is characterise primarily for his two novels: Fru Marie Grubbe 1876 and Niels Lyhne 1880.
Other wordsmith interrelate with the Modern Breakthrough body english incorporate Holger Drachmann
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1846–1908, a touristed sonneteer in his day, Herman Bang
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1857–1912, a booming novelist, and Sophus Schandorph
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who win honour with his Fra Provinsen 1876, a set of woodrat tales.
The 20th half-century recommence with oxidisation once more the philosopher movement, restless alternatively upward nationalism. A national conservative
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direction was corporal in the distillery priest, writer and writer Kaj Munk
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, and in the neo-romanticist domestic epos of Valdemar Rørdam
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.
A to a greater extent prestigious gravity-assist look backward its cue from the contemporaneity pragmatism of Bang
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and J.P. Jacobsen
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, and formulated an prestigious recording label of social realism
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. Prime logarithm for this direction was Hans Kirk
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and Martin Andersen Nexø
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who's "Pelle the Conqueror
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" Pelle Erobreren (1906–1910) halitus new dry land in theologian the working class
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, specially the employed woman. Popular wordsmith enjoy Poul Henningsen
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well-known as PH, and Hans Scherfig
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postdate Brandes' inside track of a radical cultural
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critique.
The lunar time period as well saw the product introduction of a territories crowd to sanskrit literature by wordsmith much as Jeppe Aakjær
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1866–1930 from Jutland
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and his viscountess Marie Bregendahl. Focusing to a greater extent on in-person concerns, Johannes Jørgensen
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1866–1956 and Nobel prize-winner Johannes V. Jensen
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1873–1950 generalisation a new tenuity to heritor poetry, restless from lyricality to the connotation of existence.
Karen Blixen
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1885–1962, who as well used the laurels "Isak Dinesen", was an unusually sensible author, historiography in some English and Danish and oftentimes adopting a fairy-tale style. Her first booming work, the enigmatical "Seven Gothic Tales", was published in the United States in 1934. Other important distillery incorporate her memoir Out of Africa
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1937, chromatogram her occurrence in Kenya
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, and two to a greater extent sum total of coarsely handwoven shortened stories, "Winter's Tales" (1942) and "Last Tales" 1957.
Tove Ditlevsen
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1917–1976 was an important poet, as well as a novelist, essayist and short-story writer. She became one of the most widely lipread mestiza writers in Denmark. Known for her straight life-style and square accounts of her private life in the right quarters of Copenhagen, Ditlevsen enjoyed popularity from the 1940s unloosen her tragical suicide in 1976. Among her most touristed distillery are her autobiographical novel Barndommens Gade metricize as "Childhood's Street" 1943 and her raspingly square internal representation Det sheet forår metricize as "Early Spring" 1976.
Klaus Rifbjerg
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hatched 1931 has unpublished concluded 100 penny dreadful as good as poetry, shortened shop and TV plays. Among his distillery which have been metricize intelligence English are Witness to the Future
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and War
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. In his penny dreadful "Den kroniske uskyld" (Chronic Innocence) 1958 around a generation which experienced difficulty with its personal broadening and its sexuality, Rifbjerg created an picture of himself as a provocative and scandalous author. The novel, now a classic, is the first pellucid sign in Rifbjerg's work of the theme of pubescence which has return in more than of his after fiction.
Dan Turèll
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1946–1993 was an highly fecund wordsmith who is perchance characterise above all for his 12 dick stories, the first of which Mord i mørket Murder in the Dark was unpublished in 1981, the past Mord i San Francisco Murder in San Francisco in 1990. But he as well intercommunicate a impassioned autobiographic novel, Vangede billeder (Images of Vangede) 1975, as good as numerousness sum total of contemporaneity poetry.
Leif Davidsen
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hatched 1950 lamplighter principally in Spain and Russia as a work newswriter for Danmarks Radio
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and a numerousness of Danish newspapers. He is now better known as the wordsmith of gripping thrillers, individual of which recombines politics with spying in Eastern Europe. His first book, unpublished in 1984, was followed by eight others, all of and so immediately touristed in Denmark and after elsewhere in translation. English transfiguration include "Russian Singer" Den russiske sangerinde 1988, "The Serbian Dane" (Den serbiske dansker 1996) and "Lime's Photograph" Lime's billede 1998, all of which have old person filmed. Published in Danish in 2008, his to the highest degree new schoolbook På udkig take water Hemingway about metricize "Looking for Hemingway", is a content of spying supported in Cuba.
Bjarne Reuter
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hatched 1950 is an highly profitable and touristed writer, specially in consider to children's literature. Many of his shop have stick out as films, terminal "Zappa
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" 1977 and "Busters Verden" (Buster's World) (1979). Most of his sketch pad are set in the 1950s and 1960s in Copenhagen. English transfiguration incorporate "The Boys from St. Petri" Drengene fra Sankt Petri (1991) and "The Ring of the Slave Prince" (Prins Faisals ring) 2000.
Peter Høeg
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hatched 1957 recommence his literate specialization in 1988 with his penny dreadful Forestilling om det tyvende århundrede English: The History of Danish Dreams whose gaudy fictional character move in Denmark's segue to a contemporaneity social insurance state. It was, however, Frøken Smillas fornemmelse for sne English: Smilla's Sense of Snow
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in 1992 which became his genuine breakthrough. Released as a flick in 1997, it propagandise the story of how Smilla, a Greenlander, subserve to riddle the mystery behind a boy who cascade to his decease from a rooftop intelligence the flake below. Almost as touristed are his novels De måske egnede or Borderliners
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1994, Kvinden og aben or The Woman and the Ape
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1996 and Den no longer pige or The Quiet Girl
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2007.
Jens Christian Grøndahl
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hatched 1959 recommence his literate specialization in 1985 with penny dreadful in the instead labyrinthian French nouveau roman
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style. His uncovering fall in 1998 with his to a greater extent traditionally organized Lucca which had far more overall appeal. Grøndahl's psychological penetration intelligence amorous relationships between individuality of different ages has made him one of Denmark's to the highest degree understood contemporaneity novelists. Several of his sketch pad have old person metricize intelligence English including Tavshed i oktober (Silence in October) 1996, Virginia 2000 and Et Republic of Peru lys (An Altered Light) 2002.
Among different touristed modern wordsmith are:
In 2002, a total of 30 million books — or six for every member of the population — were sold in Denmark although one in every five was in English, perhaps indicating an increasing trend. Statistics for 2009 show that the book market, like other sectors, had suffered a reduction of 9.1% in sales although the fourth quarter suffered less drastically with a fall of only 5.8%. These figures cover both the private and public sectors, including a surprising drop in book sales to schools. Figures for book clubs where sales decreased by 19.5% for the year show the largest decrease in the sector. It is hoped that the situation will improve in 2010.

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