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Somewhere in Sweden : Quality Fiction and Popularized History in the World War II Television Series

Hedling, Erik LU (2021) In Worlds of memory 7. p.639-675
Abstract
This chapter deals with the Swedish tv-series Somewhere in Sweden, broadcast on public television (SVT) in 1973 and 1974 and seen by more than 60 percent of the Swedish population. It has since its initial screening, been broadcast on several occasions, always reaching large audiences. Here, an analysis is presented in which it is emphasised that the series expressed a common view of the World War 2-experience among the Swedish people.
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subject
keywords
Second World War, Sweden, tv-series, Somewhere in Sweden, neutrality
host publication
Nordic War Stories : World War II as Fiction, Film, and History - World War II as Fiction, Film, and History
series title
Worlds of memory
editor
Stecher, Marianne T.
volume
7
pages
36 pages
publisher
Berghahn Books
ISBN
9781789209617
9781789209624
language
English
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yes
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15936655-05c5-41bd-ad05-097ccddc96c8
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2018-01-04 16:08:58
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2021-05-12 14:10:02
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