Complete poems

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Bloodaxe Books, 1984 - Poetry - 201 pages
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User Review  - Jenna - Goodreads

Another book recalled by the library. Boo ... This may be my latest "pet poet." Unfortunately, this book is out of print and costs 75 dollars used. Read full review

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User Review  - Helmisade - Goodreads

I don't think there are many young women in Finland who haven't, at some point, fallen in love with Edith Södergran. Her poetry has darkness, witty dry humour, beauty and fantasy. A choice to be ... Read full review

Contents

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Introduction
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YozmslDikter 1916
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About the author (1984)

Reduced to poverty by the Russian Revolution and dying of tuberculosis, young Edith Sodergran made an indelible impact on Swedish-language verse in particular, and modern poetry in general. Still moving today, her poems are powerful, expressionistic evocations of emotions and moods which range from invigoration to resignation. She was the foremost Finland-Swedish modernist and introduced many new poetic devices to Scandinavian poetry.

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