Retelling the Past: Distance, Voice, and Time in the Narrative Shaping of History in Finland-Swedish Legends of the Finnish War

Camilla Asplund Ingemark

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This article examines how narrators of four historical legends construct their relation to the past through the use of particular narrative strategies. They do this by manipulating patterns of speech representation, allowing themselves to merge with history; and by focusing on memories embedded in the landscape and material traces of the past in the present.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)305–324
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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