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Fredag 5.12. kl 1500 lanseres en ganske flott og viktig bok i Domus bibliotheca (ved Universitetsplassen), en bok som springer ut av et internasjonalt, teksthistoriskprosjekt med kjerne ved Universitetet i Oslo. Den har fått navnet Writing Democracy. The Norwegian Constitution 1814-2014.

Her kan du lese om lanseringsarrangementet. Og se denne flotte innholdsfortegnelsen:

Introduction: The Norwegian Constitution as a text
Karen Gammelgaard and Eirik Holmøyvik

PART I: EMBARKING ON THE MATTER

Chapter 1. The Thing that Invented Norway
William B. Warner, Eirik Holmøyvik, and Mona Ringvej

Chapter 2. The changing meaning of “constitution” in Norwegian constitutional history
Eirik Holmøyvik

Chapter 3. The many textual identities of constitutions
Dag Michalsen

PART II: TRANSNATIONAL CONVERSATIONS

Chapter 4. The Norwegian Constitution and the Rhetoric of Political Poetry
Ulrich Schmid

Chapter 5. Constitution as a Transnational Genre: Norway 1814 and the Habsburg Empire 1848–1849
Karen Gammelgaard

Chapter 6. Discursive patterns in the Italian and Norwegian Constitutions
Jacqueline Visconti

PART III: HISTORICAL TRANSFORMATIONS

Chapter 7. Timing the Constitutional Moment: Time and Language in the Norwegian Constitution
Helge Jordheim

Chapter 8. The Norwegian Constitution and its multiple codes: Expressions of historical and political change
Inger-Johanne Sand

Chapter 9. Norwegian parliamentary discourse 2004–2012 on the Norwegian Constitution’s language form
Yordanka Madzharova Bruteig

PART IV: FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

Chapter 10. The evolution of a public opinion text culture in Denmark-Norway 1770–1799
Kjell Lars Berge

Chapter 11. To speak what the hour demands: Framing the future of public speech at Eidsvold in 1814
Mona Ringvej

Chapter 12. Scholarly texts’ influence on the 2004 revision of the Norwegian Constitution’s Article 100
Ragnvald Kalleberg

Appendixes
Appendix I: Constitution for Kongeriget Norge
Appendix II: The Constitution of the Kingdom of Norway

Bibliography
Contributors