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When Small is Big and Big is Small

Svend Erik Larsen

in Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620528
eISBN:
9781789623864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620528.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The leading Danish comparative literature scholar, Svend Erik Larsen, responds to the findings of the volume. Writing from the perspective of a smaller European literature, but with a wealth of ... More


Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations

Rajendra Chitnis, Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen, Rhian Atkin, and Zoran Milutinovic (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620528
eISBN:
9781789623864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620528.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This volume examines how, why and with what success smaller European literatures – written in less well-known languages from less familiar traditions – endeavour through translation to reach ... More


The Cinema of Small Nations

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The guiding premise of this book is that careful analysis of a range of small national cinemas can suggest a number of conceptual models for understanding the persistence of the nation in various ... More


Iceland

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie

in The Cinema of Small Nations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Iceland is a very small nation-state with a population of just over 300,000 inhabitants. This chapter addresses the various strategies its filmmakers have reverted to in fashioning a film industry in ... More


The Finn

Andrew Nestingen

in The Cinema of Aki Kaurismäki: Contrarian Stories

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165594
eISBN:
9780231850414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165594.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines nationality in Aki Kaurismäki's cinema. One way of contextualising the national dimensions of Kaurismäki's cinema is to analyse it as an instance of small-nation cinema ... More


We are a Little Land: Informational Film and Small-nation Cinema

C. Claire Thomson

in Short Films from a Small Nation: Danish Informational Cinema 1935-1965

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424134
eISBN:
9781474444712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424134.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Et lille land’ - a little land - is a trope of Danish identity which recurs in many of the short informational films about Denmark made from the 1930s to the 1960s. This chapter outlines why the ... More


Introduction: Nordic Genre Film and Institutional History

Tommy Gustafsson and Pietari Kääpä

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The demand for all areas of Nordic film and television culture outside the borders of the Nordic countries may come as no surprise. The popularity of television shows such as The Killing ... More


Making One Nationality Through the Unmaking of Others: Ukraine

in Romantic Nationalism in Eastern Europe: Russian, Polish, and Ukrainian Political Imaginations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778060
eISBN:
9780804780568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778060.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the case of Ukraine, which illustrates how the making of a so-called “small nation” meant the simultaneous unmaking or transformation of another, already existing, nation. ... More


St Lucia: Jobs and Integration of a Small-Island Nation

Andrew S. Downes, Edwin St Catherine, and Ezra Jn Baptiste

in Jobs For Development: Challenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754848
eISBN:
9780191816321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754848.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

St Lucia is a small developing island nation in the Caribbean which historically depended on the banana industry as a major source of output growth, employment, and foreign exchange. When external ... More


Borders: Russia and Eastern Europe as a Crime Scene

Anna Estera Mrozewicz

in Beyond Eastern Noir: Reimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418102
eISBN:
9781474444675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418102.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first chapter is concerned with the cinematic narratives of Eastern noir, which adopt a border discourse and imagine Russia (and thereby often Eastern Europe) as a crime scene. In these crime ... More


Introduction: Beginnings

Gerard Keown

in First of the Small Nations: The Beginnings of Irish Foreign Policy in the Inter-War Years, 1919–1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745129
eISBN:
9780191806063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745129.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The ability to conduct a foreign policy is one of the primary tests of independence. In the decade following establishment of the Irish Free State in December 1922, the young Irish state took its ... More


Contemporary Balkan Cinema: Transnational Exchanges and Global Circuits

Lydia Papadimitriou and Ana Grgić (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474458436
eISBN:
9781474495219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458436.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first inclusive collection to examine post-2008 developments in Balkan cinema, this book brings together a number of international scholars working within and beyond the region to explore its ... More


Montenegro: A Small, Open and Forward-looking Film Industry

Sanja Jovanović

in Contemporary Balkan Cinema: Transnational Exchanges and Global Circuits

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474458436
eISBN:
9781474495219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458436.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter on Montenegro discusses the circumstances in which Montenegrin cinema developed since its independence in 2006. It highlights how rapid socio-economic development, the strengthening of ... More


The Baltic Boundary

Anna Estera Mrozewicz

in Beyond Eastern Noir: Reimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418102
eISBN:
9781474444675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418102.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the films whose plots are set in the period following the break-up of the Soviet Union and in which the Baltic Sea undergoes symbolic transformation from a metaphor of liminal ... More


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