Contemporary Norwegian Women's Writing (Series B (Norvik Press))

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9781870041294: Contemporary Norwegian Women's Writing (Series B (Norvik Press))

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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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Norwegian

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