Complete poems

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Bloodaxe Books, 1984 - Poetry - 201 pages
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I was introduced by a Swedish friend to the work of Karin Boye, who has been described as "Sweden's greatest woman poet," and I will always be grateful to him for the discovery. I have frequently ... Read full review


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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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