Forays Into Swedish Poetry


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When poet/critic Lars Gustafsson was the editor of Bonniers Litterara Magasin , he was bombarded with the question, "What makes a good poem?" Forays into Swedish Poetry is his answer. The fifteen poems in this volume range across the history of Swedish poetry from the 1640s, at the beginning of the Period of Great Power, to the late twentieth century. Poets as diverse as Skogekar Bergbo, Erik Johan Stagnelius, August Strindberg, and Vilhelm Ekelund are discussed from historical, psychological, and sociopolitical ...

Forays Into Swedish Poetry 2012, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292741089

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Forays Into Swedish Poetry 1978, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9780292724242

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