Aspects of modern Swedish literature
Among the chapters are surveys of the more important periods and movements, as well as individual in-depth studies of selected writers: Strindberg, Hjalmar Bergman, and Par Lagerkvist. Written not only for the student of Swedish literature (in whose interest the original Swedish of the illustrative quotations has been included), but also for the general reader, who will find English translations of the quoted passages.
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