Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

“A Norse Stev” (poem) 1872; published in journal Atlantic Monthly

“Bjornson's Dramas” (criticism) 1873; published in journal North American Review

*Gunnar: A Tale of Norse Life (novel) 1874

“Ibsen's Kesier og Galilaer” (criticism) 1874; published in journal Atlantic Monthly

A Norseman's Pilgrimage (novel) 1875

“The Man Who Lost His Name” (short story) 1876; published in journal Scribner's Monthly

Tales from Two Hemispheres (novel) 1877

“Tourgenieff” (criticism) 1877; published in journal Scribner's Monthly

“Evolution” (poetry) 1878; published in journal Atlantic Monthly

Falconberg (novel) 1879

Goethe and Schiller: Their Lives and Works (biography and criticism) 1879

“Two Visits to Victor Hugo” (essay) 1879; published in journal Scribner's Monthly

“Bjornstjerne Bjornson” (criticism) 1880; published in journal Scribner's Monthly

Ilka on the Hill-Top and Other Stories (short stories) 1881; adapted for stage as Alpine Roses 1884

Queen Titania (short stories) 1881

Idyls of Norway and Other Poems (poetry) 1882

“A New Norwegian Novelist: Alexander Kielland” (criticism) 1882; published in journal The Critic Magazine

A Daughter of the Philistines (novel) 1883

“Reminiscences of Turgeniev” (essay) 1883; published in journal Harper's New Monthly Magazine

“The Dangers of Immigration” (essay) 1884; published in journal Forum

“Social Problems in Norwegian Novels” (criticism) 1885; published in journal The Critic Magazine

The Story of Norway (novel) 1886

The Modern Vikings: Stories of Life and Sport in the Norseland (short stories) 1887

“Philistinism” (essay) 1888; published in journal Independent

The Light of Her Countenance (novel) 1889

Vagabond Tales (short stories) 1889

Against Heavy Odds: A Tale of Norse Heroism (novel) 1890

The Mammon of Unrighteousness (novel) 1891

Boyhood in Norway: Stories of Boy-life in the Land of the Midnight Sun (short stories) 1892; revised and reprinted as The Battle of the Rafts: Boyhood in Norway 1893

Essays on German Literature (criticism) 1892

The Golden Calf: A Novel (novel) 1892

“On Howells' Work” (criticism) 1892; published in journal Cosmopolitan

“Ibsen's Treatment of Self-Illusion” (criticism) 1893; published in journal Dial

Social Strugglers: A Novel (novel) 1893

A Commentary on the Writings of Henrik Ibsen (criticism) 1894

“The Evolution of the Heroine” (essay) 1894; published in journal Lippincott's Magazine

Literary and Social Silhouettes (criticism) 1894

Norseland Tales (short stories) 1894

“On Zola's Experimental Novel” (criticism) 1894; published in journal Cosmopolitan

Essays on Scandinavian Literature (criticism) 1895

“Great Realists and Empty Story-Tellers” (criticism) 1895; published in journal Forum

*Published serially in the Atlantic Monthly in 1873.

†Contains three stories: “Queen Titania,” “The Mountain's Face,” and “A Dangerous Virtue.”

‡Contains “The American Novelist and His Public.”