Contemporary Norwegian Women's Writing

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Novels, short stories, drama, and poetry are all represented in this collection covering the years 1970 to 1995. Many of the selections deal with women's attitudes about their own sexuality; others deal with their place in society. Some of the topics and issues dealt with include lesbianism, prostitution, incest, marital abuse, and mother / daughter relationships, and they vary in style and tone, from the political to the humorous and fantastic. "Contemporary Norwegian Women's Writing provides the reaer with a ...
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Overview

Novels, short stories, drama, and poetry are all represented in this collection covering the years 1970 to 1995. Many of the selections deal with women's attitudes about their own sexuality; others deal with their place in society. Some of the topics and issues dealt with include lesbianism, prostitution, incest, marital abuse, and mother / daughter relationships, and they vary in style and tone, from the political to the humorous and fantastic. "Contemporary Norwegian Women's Writing provides the reaer with a much-welcome cross-section of important women writers unavailable in any other languages but Norwegion."--NORA. "Not only enjoyable but so well chosen and introduced that it gives the reader a quick overview of recent developments within Norwegian women's writing and a desire to deepen one's acquaintance with each author." World Literature Today Additional translators include Frankie Shackelford, Katherine Hansen, Janet Garton, James McFarlane, Tanya Thresher, and Nadia Christensen.
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A small (5x7.5") compendium of works by 12 modern authors. Pieces range from early 1970s political works to more fantastical works from as recently as 1995. Includes fiction, drama, poetry, and essays dealing with sexuality, women's place in society, relationships, and other topics. Distributed by Dufour. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781870041294
  • Publisher: Norvik Press Ltd.
  • Publication date: 6/17/1996
  • Pages: 254
  • Product dimensions: 5.54 (w) x 7.51 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 7
'Is it true that women are oppressed?' 25
from Who Decides About Bjorg and Unni? 35
from Two Acts for Five Women 62
from hard, soft 83
from The Mother of God 94
from Fall and rise again 110
from The Letter from Alexandra 115
from Sextext 119
'Seven Minutes to Six' 134
from Embrace 156
'Adam the dream of lioness S' 185
'Strange things happen when my forest burns' 192
from Dina's Book 201
from Double Delight 224
Bibliography 246
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