literature, Danish-American history, emigration, heritage
Enok Mortensen is probably best known in Denmark through his activity as a guest lecturer at Askov Folk High School in the 1960s and 1970s. Within the confines of a small group of Danes with friends and family in America he also had a name as a writer of fiction. It is true that his first work Mit Folk (1932), a collection of short stories, was published in Askov, Minnesota, but his next, the novel Saledes blev jeg hjeml0s (1934) was published in Holb
Pedersen, Eric Helmer
"Enok Mortensen and the History of Danish Immigration to America,"
The Bridge: Vol. 10:
2, Article 14.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/thebridge/vol10/iss2/14