Thursday, September 23, 2021

Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

About the Author

Sigrid Undset (1882–1949) was born in Denmark, the eldest daughter of a Norwegian father and a Danish mother. Two years after her birth, the family moved to Oslo, where her father, a distinguished archaeologist, taught at the university. Her father’s interest in the past had a tremendous influence on Undset. She was particularly entranced by the dramatic Old Norse sagas she read as a child, later declaring that her exposure to them marked “the most important turning point in my life.” 

Undset’s first published works—the novel Mrs. Marta Oulie (1907) and a short-story collection, The Happy Age (1908)—were set in contemporary times and achieved both critical and popular success. With her reputation as a writer well-established, Undset had the freedom to explore the world that had first fired her imagination, and in Gunnar's Daughter (1909) she drew upon her knowledge of Norway's history and legends, including the Icelandic Sagas, to recreate medieval life with compelling immediacy. In 1912, Undset married the painter Anders Castus Svarstad and over the next ten years faced the formidable challenge of raising three stepchildren and her own three offspring with little financial or emotional support from her husband. Eventually, she and her children moved from Oslo to Lillehammer, and her marriage was annulled in 1924 when Undset converted to Catholicism.

Although Undset wrote more modern novels, a collection of essays on feminism, as well as numerous book reviews and newspaper articles, her fascination with the Middle Ages never ebbed, and in 1920 she published The Wreath, the first volume of her most famous work, Kristin Lavransdatter. The next two volumes quickly followed—The Wife in 1921 and The Cross in 1922. The trilogy earned Undset worldwide acclaim, and her second great medieval epic—the four-volume The Master of Hestviken (1925–1927)—confirmed her place as one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers. In 1928, at the age of 46, she received the Nobel Prize in Literature, only the third woman to be so honored.

Undset went on to publish more novels—including the autobiographical The Longest Years—and several collections of essays during the 1930s. As the Germans advanced through Norway in 1940, Undset, an outspoken critic of Nazism, fled the country and eventually settled in Brooklyn, New York. She returned to her homeland in 1945, and two years later she was awarded Norway’s highest honor for her “distinguished literary work and for service to her country.” The years of exile, however, had taken a great toll on her, and she died of a stroke on June 10, 1949.

Brad Leithauser is the author of several novels, four volumes of poetry, and a collection of essays. He is the Emily Dickinson Lecturer in the Humanities at Mount Holyoke College.

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin Classics; Deluxe Edition (September 27, 2005)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 1168 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0143039164
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0143039167
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2.62 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.7 x 1.9 x 8.4 inches

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Den långa våren (Swedish Edition) Kindle Edition

 Mariana växer upp i den åländska skärgården, i dess natur och på dess bondgårdar. Hon är del av en stor familj och är omtyckt i byn. Men Mariana har svårt att hitta sin plats. Trots det idylliska landskapet trivs hon varken som butiksbiträde hos Nymans eller med att arbeta på bondgård. Mariana har också tveksamheter kring kärleken. Hon måste både söka svar på frågan om vem hon själv är samt hur mycket hon är villig att ge upp för den hon älskar.

Mariana grows up in the Åland archipelago, in its nature and on its farms. She is part of a large family and is popular in the village. But Mariana has a hard time finding her place. Despite the idyllic landscape, she does not enjoy working as a shop assistant at Nymans or working on a farm. Mariana also has doubts about love. She must seek answers to the question of who she is and how much she is willing to give up for the one she loves.


Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ SAGA Egmont (May 6, 2019)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ May 6, 2019
  • Language ‏ : ‎ Swedish
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 688 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Not enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 358 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled

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Sunday, September 19, 2021

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