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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Book Description Norvik Pr, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1870041291
Book Description Dufour Editions, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition edition. 254 pages. 7.50x5.75x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1870041291