International and Area Studies (IAS) : Scandinavian Languages and Literatures
Scandinavian Languages and Literatures Collection Description
The collections of Scandinavian Languages and Literatures at UW-Madison Libraries focus highly on Denmark and Norway, and less so on Sweden and Finland. Other nearby libraries, such as University of Minnesota, Minneapolis focus highly on Sweden and Finland. In addition to these, four area, there are lesser collections of items from Sápmi (formerly called Lapland, in the north of Norway, Sweden, and Finland), the Faroe Islands, Iceland (both Medieval and Modern) and Greenlandic in Danish and English translation. The collections include three unrelated language families, and multiple unintelligible and semi-intelligible dialects of each of the languages. The literatures start at the advent of writing in the early Middle Ages and run to present.
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