Twentieth-Century Danish Literature Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

Jeppe Aakjær
Vredens Børn, Et Tyendes Saga [Children of Wrath, a Hired-Man's Saga] (novel) 1904
Rugens Sange [Songs of the Rye] (poetry) 1906

Hans Christian Branner
Legetøj (novel) 1936
Drømmen om en kvinde (novel) 1941
“Humanismens krise” (essay) 1950

Marie Bregendahl
En Dødsnat [A Night of Death] (novel) 1912
Billeder af Sødalsfolkens Liv. 7 vols. [Pictures from the Life of the People of Sodal] (short stories) 1914-23

Paul la Cour
Leviathan (poetry) 1930
This Is Our Life (poetry) 1936
Astrid Noack (poetry) 1943

Isak Dinesen
Seven Gothic Tales (short stories) 1934
Sanhedens Haevn [The Revenge of Truth] (play) 1936
Den Afrikanse Farm [Out of Africa] (autobiography) 1937
En Baaltale med 14 Aars Forsinkelse [Bonfire Speech Fourteen Years Delayed] (essay) 1953
Last Tales [Sidste Fortaellinger] (short stories) 1957
Anecdotes of Destiny [Skaebne-Anekdoter] (short stories) 1958

Leck Fisher
Leif den Lykkelige [Leif the Lucky] (novel) 1928-29
Det maa gerne blive Mandag [Monday May as Well Come] (novel) 1934
Barnet (play) 1936

Thorkild Hansen
Jens Munk [North West to Hudson Bay: The Life and Times of Jens Munk] (novel) 1965; also translated as The Way to Hudson Bay: The Life and Times of Jens Munk, 1970
Sidste sommer i Angmagssalik (journals) 1978

Ole Hyltoft
Tør du være fri? (essays) 1968
Hvis lille pige er du? (novel) 1970
Hjertet sidder til venstre (novel) 1973
Revolutionens fortrop (short stories) 1975
Hvem er angst for den stygge ulv? (novel) 1976
Befriede (novel) 1979
Besejrede (novel) 1979
Byggekongen (novel) 1981
Tante Isidora (short stories) 1982

Johannes Jensen
Den gotiske Renaissance (poetry) 1901
Digte (poetry) 1906
Den lange Rejse [The Long Journey] (novel) 1919

Johannes Jørgensen
Essays (criticism) 1906
The Legend of My Life (biography) 1928

Martin Andersen Nexø
Skygger (short stories) 1898
Muldskud (short stories) 1900
Dryss (novel) 1902
Soldage [Days in the Sun] (novel) 1903
*Pelle Erobreren. 4 vols. [Pelle the Conqueror] (novel) 1906-10
Ditte Menneskebarn. 5 vols. (novel) 1917-21

Tor Obrestad
Sauda! Streik! (novel) 1973

Klaus Rifbjerg
Under vejr med mig selv (poetry) 1956
Camouflage (poetry) 1961
Portræt (poetry) 1963
Amagerdigte (poetry) 1965
Udviklinger (play) 1965
Hvad en mand har brug for (play) 1966
Anna (jeg) Anna (novel) 1969
Dengang det var før (memoirs) 1971
Brevet til Gerda (short stories) 1972
Den syende jomfru (short stories) 1972
R. R. (novel) 1972

Hans Scherfig
Det forsømte forår [Stolen Spring] (novel) 1940

*This work contains Pelle Erobreren (1906), Læreaar (1907), Den store Kamp (1909), and Gryet (1910).