Poul Houe

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houex001@umn.edu
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German, Scandinavian & Dutch
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Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

Curriculum Vitae

Specialties

  • cultural history and criticism
  • Danish language
  • European humanism
  • modern Danish and Swedish literature
  • Scandinavian literature
  • travel and exile literature
Research & Professional Activities

Research

  • The art of power--Henrik Ibsens power of art: An intertextual and contextual study of power formations, relations, and significations in selcted writings by Ibsen , 2016 - 2018
  • Crossing borders--across the border--with 20th century Danish regional authors: Globalocalization, or Johan Skjoldborg's transatlantic regionalism; traveling on location, or the trajectory of the human in the works of Albert Dam; border crossings with Gynther Hansen, 2016 - 2018
  • Danes without a country: astudy of Danish writers 1870-1930 strongly influenced by travel, exile and other cultural transformations, 1995 - 2018
Publications
  • En Anden Andersen--og andres: Artikler og foredrag 1969-2005. Houe, Poul, Copenhagen: C.A. Reitzel, 2006.
  • Menneskelinien -- mellem Johannes V. Jensen og Herman Bang. Houe, Poul, Copenhagen: C.A. Reitzel, 1999.
  • Johannes V. Jensens lange rejse -- en postmoderne myte. Houe, Poul, Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 1996.
  • Fra Amerika til Danmark: Pí¥ rejse gennem Jacob Paludans ungdomsromaner. Houe, Poul, Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 1993.
  • Sí¸ren Kierkegaard and the Word(s): Essays on Hermeneutics and Communication. Houe, Poul, Gordon D. Marino, C.A. Reitzel, Copenhagen, 2003.
  • August Strindberg and the Other: New Critical Approaches. Houe, Poul, Sven H. Rossel and Gí¶ran Stockenstrí¶m, Rodopi, Amsterdam & New York, 2002.
  • Anthropology and Authority: Essays on Sí¸ren Kierkegaard. Houe, Poul, Gordon D. Marino and Sven H. Rossel, Rodopi, Amsterdam & Atlanta, 2000.
  • Images of America in Scandinavia. Houe, Poul, Sven H. Rossel, Rodopi, Amsterdam & Atlanta, 1998.
  • Documentarism in Scandinavian Literature. Houe, Poul, Sven H. Rossel, Rodopi, Amsterdam & Atlanta, 1997.