Applications of Network Theories

ab 19,90 

Susanne Kramarz-Bein, Birge Hilsmann (Eds.)

ISBN 978-3-643-90586-4
Band-Nr. 10
Jahr 2014
Seiten 226
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Skandinavistik. Sprache – Literatur – Kultur

Artikelnummer: 978-3-643-90586-4 Kategorien: ,


The metaphor of the net has inspired literary studies for
years as the importance of the web as a real life
dispositif has kept increasing. These ten essays
show the importance of networks to thought and culture even
long before the invention of telecommunications.

They present a range of possible applications of various
network approaches from ancient Icelandic and courtly
Scandinavian literature, via Uppsala romanticism, the
Flemish movement, and french modernists, up to recent
Norwegian poetics.

Meanwhile, a critical stance at the theories‘ epistemic
value also has its place in this volume.

Susanne Kramarz-Bein is a professor for
Scandinavian Studies at the University of Münster. She
teaches in old Norse Studies (Riddarasögur and Icelandic
Family sagas) and modern Scandinavian literatures with
special emphasis on Norwegian literature (e.g. Henrik Ibsen
and Modern Breakthrough, Sigurd Hoel in relation with H.C.

Birge Hilsmann, M.A., is a PhD student and
former Assistant
Lecturer at the Institute of Scandinavian Studies at Münster