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By Janet Garton

Quantity One in a brand new sequence, this publication covers Norwegian women's writing over the past one hundred fifty years, atmosphere literary advancements opposed to the heritage of the emergence and progress of the women's circulation in Norway. The paintings is split chronologically into 3 sections: the interval as much as 1913, whilst the common suffrage was once granted; the interval from 1913 to 1960, a time of stagnation within the women's circulation, with little involvement in modern political, social and fiscal debates; and the interval from 1960 to the current day, which has obvious an expanding participation of ladies in public lifestyles. Chapters on person authors be aware of the photographs of the ladies portrayed and examine the conflicts at the back of the textual content - the tensions among the authors and their paintings, and the ambivalent emotions of ladies authors in the direction of the act of writing. The publication might be of curiosity to all these excited by women's writing and with Scandanavian literature and tradition. The sequence offers a survey, state by means of nation of women's writing from the beginnings of the foremost fight for emancipation as much as the current day. whereas the most emphasis is on literature, the social, political and cultural improvement of every nation presents a context for knowing the placement and preoccupations of ladies writers. smooth severe currents also are taken under consideration in pertaining to feminist feedback to fresh serious concept. impending volumes during this sequence comprise "Women's Writing in Italy 1870-1990" and "Swedish Women's Writing 1850-1990"

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