Kristin: A Reading

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University of Missouri Press, 1992 - Literary Criticism - 92 pages
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Andrew Lytle, the last survivor of the 12 Southerners whose I'll Take My Stand became a masterwork on the passing of the Agrarian way of life in America, has had a distinguished career as novelist, as critic and as teacher. Here he turns his creative insight to a relatively overlooked literary classic, Nobel Prize-winner Sigrid Undset's Saga of Kristin Lavrandsdatter.

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Andrew Lytle taught English and American Literature for five decades at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, and served as editor of the Sewanee Review for many years.  He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Richard M. Weaver Award for Scholarly Letters.  He is the author of many novels and critical works, including The Velvet Horn, The Long Night, Southerners and Europeans:  Essays in a Time of Disorder, and From Eden to Babylon:  The Social and Political Essays of Andrew Nelson Lytle

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