Nete Schmidt

Nete Schmidt is a Faculty Associate in Scandinavian Studies, The Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.  Areas of research include Women's Literature, Science Fiction, Crime Literature, and Hans Christian Andersen. For more information click here


Contributions to nordics.info

2019.02.27 | Article, Nete Schmidt, Literature, Culture

Nordic science fiction

Despite it not being the most popular genre within the Nordic countries, science fiction writers have produced a range of literature. These span from satirical predictions about humankind’s degeneration in Sam Lundwall’s Ace-books in Sweden in 1970s, to Aila Johanna Sinisalo’s award-winning portrayal of gender issues in Ennen päivänlaskua ei voi…