Scandinavian Women Writers

An Anthology from the 1880s to the 1980s (Contributions in Women"s Studies) by Ingrid Clareus

Publisher: Greenwood Press

Written in English
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  • 19th century fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Women"s studies,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Swedish Literature,
  • Women In Literature,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Swedish,
  • Sociology,
  • Northern Europe, Scandinavia,
  • European - German,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • General,
  • 19th century,
  • Scandinavian literature,
  • Translations into English,
  • Women Authors
The Physical Object
Number of Pages246
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Open LibraryOL9468797M
ISBN 100313258848
ISBN 109780313258848

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