Swedish Women's Writing 1850-1995 (Google eBook)
Continuum, 1997 - Literary Criticism - 333 pages
Provides a survey of women's writing in Sweden, from the beginnings of the struggle for emancipation in the 1850s to the present day. These writers are seen within the political, cultural and economic context of women's lives. Modern critical currents are also assessed and Swedish feminist criticism is considered alongside the French and American traditions.
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