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  1. Core books 5 items
    1. Modernism in Scandinavia: art, architecture and design - Charlotte Ashby 2017

      Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

    2. Modern Swedish design: three founding texts - eds. Lucy Creagh, Helena Kåberg, Barbara Miller Lane 2008

      Book 

    3. Scandinavian design - Charlotte Fiell, Peter Fiell 2002

      Book 

  2. Week 1 - Introduction 4 items
    1. Please prepare the following texts: 2 items
      1. Beauty in the Home - Ellen Key [1899]

        Chapter  (See, too, Miller Lane’s excellent introduction to this text, 19-31)

      2. National Romanticism - B. Miller Lane

        Chapter 

    2. Further reading on Ellen Key: 2 items
      1. Homes - K. Wickman

        Chapter 

  3. Week 2 - National Romanticism I 6 items
    1. Discussion texts 3 items
      1. Sweden - D. Hagströmer

        Chapter 

      2. Norway - I. Glambek

        Chapter 

    2. Further Reading 3 items
      1. The Home as a Work of Art - B. Miller Lane

        Chapter 

      2. The National - Christian Norberg-Schulz

        Chapter 

  4. Week 3 - National Romanticism II 10 items
    1. Discussion texts 3 items
      1. Finland - M. Aav

        Chapter 

    2. Further reading 7 items
      1. 1890–1910: A New Style for a New Age - C. Ashby

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

      2. New Capitals - B. Miller Lane

        Chapter 

  5. Week 4 - Nordic Classicism 6 items
    1. Discussion texts 3 items
      1. ‘Better Things for Everyday Life’ (1919) - G. Paulsson

        Document  See, too, Kåberg’s good introduction to this text, 59-71 (available online via Google Books)

      2. 1910–1930: Classicism and the Universal Vision - C. Ashby

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

    2. Further Reading 3 items
      1. Nightlands: Nordic buildings - Christian Norberg-Schulz 1996

        Book  Chapter 5: 'The Foreign' & Chapter 6 'The National'.

      2. Gunnar Asplund - Peter Blundell Jones 2011

        Book  Chapters 3 to 6.

  6. Week 5 - The Interwar Years and the Influence of Germany 3 items
    1. Discussion texts 3 items
      1. Modern German architecture - Iain Boyd Whyte

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

  7. Week 7 - Functionalism 6 items
    1. Discussion texts 3 items
      1. 'acceptera' (1931)

        Document  This is a very long text so browse relevant sections, but do read through Creagh’s introduction on pp. 127-139

      2. Standertskjöld, E., 'The Turku Fair of 1929 – A Manifesto of Functionalism', in Erik Bryggman 1891-1955. Architect, Helsingfors: Museum of Finnish Architecture, 1991 (not in library – see SK)

    2. Further Reading 3 items
      1. Nightlands: Nordic buildings - Christian Norberg-Schulz 1996

        Book  Chapter 7: 'The International' & Chapter 8: 'The Regional'.

      2. 1930–1950: Modernism: Better Things for Everyday Life - C. Ashby

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

      3. Gunnar Asplund - Peter Blundell Jones 2011

        Book  Chapters 7 and 8.

  8. Week 8 - Design I: 1930s: Functionalism and Design 2 items
    1. Discussion texts 2 items
      1. Functionalism and Beyond - Richard Weston

        Chapter 

  9. Week 9 - Design II: 1950s: International Triumph 5 items
    1. Discussion texts 4 items
    2. Further reading 1 item
      1. 1950–1970: Postwar Modern - C. Ashby

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

  10. Week 10 - Design III: Danish design 5 items
    1. Discussion texts 2 items
      1. Tradition and/or Modernism: Kaare Klint and Poul Henningsen - M. Mussari

        Chapter  Chapters 3 (on Hans Wegner), 4 (on Finn Juhl) and 6 (on Jacobsen’s SAS Royal Hotel) are also strongly recommended.

    2. Further Reading 3 items
      1. Scandinavian design - Charlotte Fiell, Peter Fiell 2002

        Book 

  11. BIBLIOGRAPHY 141 items
    1. SCANDINAVIA 31 items
      (General surveys and studies relevant to more than one country)
      1. Nordic contemporary: art from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden - Hossein Amirsadeghi, Sophie Braine, Patricia G. Berman, Charlotte Bydler 2014

        Book 

      2. Century of the child: Nordic design for children 1900 to today - Hedvig Hedqvist, Elna Svenle 2014

        Book Recommended

      3. Scandinavian design - Charlotte Fiell, Peter Fiell 2002

        Book Recommended

      4. Scandinavian design - Ulf Hard Af Segerstad 1961

        Book 

      5. Legacies of modernism: art and politics in northern Europe, 1890-1950 - Patrizia C. McBride, Richard W. McCormick, Monika Zagar 2007 (electronic book)

        Book 

      6. Scandinavian modern design, 1880-1980 - David Revere McFadden 1982

        Book Recommended

      7. A mirror of nature: Nordic landscape painting 1840-1910 [exh. cat.] ... [et al.] - L. Ahtola-Moorhouse, F. E. Haverkamp 2006

        Book Recommended

      8. New Scandinavian design - Katherine E. Nelson, Raul Cabra 2004

        Book 

      9. Nightlands: Nordic buildings - Christian Norberg-Schulz 1996

        Book Recommended

      10. Nordisk klassicism 1910-1930 - Simo Paavilainen 1982

        Book Recommended

      11. Seventy Nordic architects - David B. Sokol, Monika Sarstad, Ann-Christine Carlsson 2008

        Book 

      12. Scandinavian modern houses - Tobias Faber, Vibe Udsen, Per Nagel 2003

        Book 

    2. REGIONS 110 items
      (Remember also to refer to the important studies in the Scandinavian and General sections)
      1. SWEDEN 24 items
        1. Gunnar Asplund - Peter Blundell Jones 2011

          Book Recommended

        2. Sweden: 20th-century architecture - Claes Caldenby, Jóran Lindvall, Wilfried Wang 1998

          Book Recommended

        3. The world of Carl Larsson - Carl Larsson, Görel Cavalli-Björkman, Bo Lindwall, Allan Lake Rice 1993

          Book 

        4. Modern Swedish design: three founding texts - Uno Åhrén, Lucy Creagh, Helena Kåberg, Barbara Miller Lane 2008

          Book Recommended

        5. Orrefors, 100 years - Barbro Hovstadius 1998

          Book 

        6. Sweden - D. Hagströmer

          Chapter 

        7. Swedish design - Denise Hagströmer 2001

          Book 

        8. Orrefors: a Swedish glassplant - Ann Marie Herlitz-Gezelius 1984

          Book 

        9. Impulsi dalla Svezia: mostra del mobile svedese, 1930-1970 - Comitato organizzatore salone del mobile italiano, Salone Internazionale del Mobile 1993

          Book 

        10. The Swedish art of building - Jöran Lindvall 1992

          Book 

        11. The Stockholm Town hall - Ragnar Östberg 1929

          Book 

        12. The brilliance of Swedish glass, 1918-1939: an alliance of art and industry - Anne-Marie Ericsson, Derek E. Ostergard, Nina Stritzler-Levine 1996

          Book 

        13. Stockholm 1930 - Morton P. Shand 1930

          Article 

        14. Carl and Karin Larsson: creators of the Swedish style - Michael Snodin, Elisabet Stavenow-Hidemark, Carl Larsson, Karin Larsson 1997

          Book 

        15. A Swedish legacy: decorative arts, 1700-1960, in the collections of the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm - Barbro Hovstadius, Micael Ernstell, Jan von Gerber, Cherry Lewis 1998

          Book 

        16. Utopia & reality: modernity in Sweden, 1900-1960 - Cecilia Widenheim 2002

          Book Recommended

      2. NORWAY 7 items
        1. Norway - I. Glambek

          Chapter 

      3. FINLAND 27 items
        1. Finland - M. Aav

          Chapter 

        2. Finnish modern design: utopian ideals and everyday realities, 1930-1997 - Marianne Aav, Nina Stritzler-Levine 1998

          Book Recommended

        3. Funkis: Suomi nykyaikaa etsimässä - Suomen Rakennustaiteen Museo 1985

          Book 

        4. Modern Finnish design - Ulf Hard Af Segerstad 1969

          Book 

        5. Finland. Helsinki and beyond - Jeremy Howard

          Chapter Recommended

        6. Alvar Aalto - Nicholas Ray 2005

          Book 

        7. Treib, M., 'Gallen-Kallela: A Portrait of the Artist as an Architect', Architectural Association Quarterly, July – Sep. 1975, 3-13.

        8. Alvar Aalto - Richard Weston 1995

          Book Recommended

      4. DENMARK 15 items
        1. Arne Jacobsen: objects and furniture design - Sandra Dachs, Patricia de Muga, Laura García Hintze 2010

          Book 

        2. Dansk arkitektur 250 år =: 250 years of Danish architecture - Kim Dirckinck-Holmfeld, Martin Keiding, Marianne Amundsen 2004

          Book Recommended

        3. Arts and crafts architecture: the search for earthly paradise - Peter Davey 1980

          Book  (See p. 196 for Nyrop’s City Hall)

        4. A history of Danish architecture - Tobias Faber, Frederic R. Stevenson 1963

          Book 

        5. New Danish architecture - Tobias Faber, Erwin Rockwell 1968

          Book 

        6. Fisker, K., 'The History of Domestic Architecture in Denmark', The Architecture of Denmark, The Architectural Press, 1949, 13-20 (not in library – see SK)

        7. Gelfer-Jørgensen, M., 'Skønvirke. A short Essay on National Aspects in Danish applied Art around 1900', Scandinavian Journal of Design History, 14, 2004, 72-81 (see SK)

        8. Finn Juhl: furniture, architecture, applied art : a biography - Finn Juhl, Martha Gaber Abrahamsen, Esbjørn Hiort 1990

          Book 

        9. Wegner: just one good chair - Christian Holmsted Olesen, Hans J. Wegner, Mark Mussari, Martin Gylling 2014

          Book 

        10. Hvidt, K., Copenhagen City Hall. The Building and Its Activities Through 100 Years, Copenhagen: Scanprint AS, 2005. This is NOT in the main library, but can be consulted in the Visual Resources Collection in Art History (see Andrew Demetrius).

        11. Landmarks: the modern house in Denmark - Michael Sheridan, Thomas Loof, Pernille Pedersen 2014

          Book 

      5. GERMANY 18 items
        1. Designing modern Germany - Jeremy Aynsley 2009

          Book 

        2. New objectivity: painting, graphic art and photography in Weimar Germany, 1919-1933 - Sergiusz Michalski, Rolf Taschen, Michael Claridge 1994

          Book 

        3. Architecture and politics in Germany, 1918-1945 - Barbara Miller Lane 1968

          Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book

        4. Architectural guide: 20th century, Germany - Winfried Nerdinger, Cornelius Tafel 1996

          Book 

        5. Weissenhof 1927 and the modern movement in architecture - Richard Pommer, Christian F. Otto 1991

          Book Recommended

        6. Bauhaus - Frank Whitford 1984

          Book  This is just one of many good books on the Bauhaus in the Library

        7. Whyte, I. B. (ed.), Crystal Chain Letters: Architectural Fantasies by Bruno Taut and his Circle, MIT, 1985 (not in library)

        8. The Many faces of modern architecture: building in Germany between the World Wars - John Zukowsky, Kennie Ann Laney-Lupton, Wojciech G. Lesnikowski 1994

          Book 

      6. GENERAL CONTEXT 19 items
        1. Art nouveau, 1890-1914 - Paul Greenhalgh 2000

          Book 

        2. Modernism in design - Paul Greenhalgh 1990

          Book 

        3. Form follows function? - Susan Lambert, Victoria and Albert Museum 1993

          Book 

        4. International arts and crafts - Karen Livingstone, Linda Parry 2005

          Book 

        5. Twentieth century design - Jonathan M. Woodham 1997

          Book 

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