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Norwegian people, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, ad

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Norwegian Literature, literature of the Norwegian people, dating from about ad 800 to the present. This literature may be grouped into three periods. In the first period, from about 800 to about 1400, Norway largely shared its literature with Iceland. In the second, from about 1400 to 1814, it generally shared its literature with Denmark. In the third period, from 1814 to the present, Norway developed an independent literature.

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