Sigrid Undset

a study in Christian realism by Winsnes, A. H.

Publisher: Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn

Written in English
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    • Undset, Sigrid, 1882-1949 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Women and literature -- Norway -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Christian fiction -- History and criticism.,
    • Christianity and literature.,
    • Religion in literature.,
    • Realism in literature.
    • Edition Notes

      Statementby A. H. Winsnes. Translated by P. G. Foote.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT8950.U5 Z953 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 258 p.
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5076205M
      ISBN 100837145023
      LC Control Number74110276

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Sigrid Undset KRISTIN LAVRANSDATTER The Bridal Wreath; the Mistress of Husaby Hardcover New York Alfred A. Knopf Fair in a Fair dust jacket. Heavy soiling on inside rear panel, from wear of rear boards. Soiling to front boards. Creasing to upper front panel. Creasing to lower rear panels. Heavy edge wear. Closed tear on upper rear Rating: % positive. Sigrid Undset (20 May – 10 June ) was a Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in Undset was born in Kalundborg, Denmark, but her family moved to Norway when she was two years old. In , she converted to Catholicism. A novel by Sigrid Undset Set in 13th-century Norway, The Axe is the first volume in Undset's epic tetralogy, The Master of Hestviken. In it, we meet Olav Audunsson and Ingunn Steinfinnsdatter, who were betrothed as children and raised as brother and sister.

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Her father’s interest in the past had a tremendous influence on Undset/5(5). The acknowledged masterpiece of the Nobel Prize-winning Norwegian novelist Sigrid Undset, Kristin Lavransdatter has never been out of print in this country since its first publication in Its story of a woman's life in fourteenth-century Norway has kept its hold on generations of readers, and the heroine, Kristin - beautiful, strong-willed.

Undset was a Catholic convert, and one of the most remarkable things about the trilogy is that it’s a rare literary depiction of religious people that is both empathetic and unsentimental.

Kristin Lavransdatter is a Norwegian literature classic by Sigrid Undset. In fact, Undset is so revered that she won a Nobel Prize for Literature inafter Kristin was published. But, let’s also clarify that this is actually a trilogy, now published as a + page behemoth. The early work of the great Norwegian Nobel laureate (–) is showcased in this attractive collection of Undset’s fiction and correspondence.

The latter is represented by letters to a lifelong “pen pal,” in which the fledgling realist reveals her literary ambition, unabashed feminism, and determination “to be, a woman artist, and not a pen-wielding lady.”.

Free download or read online Kristin Lavransdatter pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Sigrid Undset. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are Kristin Lavransdattar,/5.

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Known for her historical fiction, which won her the Nobel Prize for Literature inUndset based this factual work on primary sources, her own experiences living in Italy, and her profound understanding of the human heart.

Sigrid Undset () was born in Denmark, the eldest daughter of a Norwegian father and a Danish mother. Two years after her birth, the family moved to Oslo, where her father, a distinguished archaeologist, taught at the university.

Her father's interest in the past had a tremendous influence on Undset.4/5(K). Sigrid Undset spent ten years as an office worker, writing in her evenings and spare time. Her first novel was rejected by publishers as un-interesting, so her next effort was somewhat racier, with the title character, Fru Marte Oulie (Mrs.

Marta Oulie) admitting to adultery in the book's first sentence. It was quickly snatched by a publisher Born: The Mistress of Husaby: Kristin Lavransdatter, Vol. 2 by Sigrid Undset and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Kristin Lavransdatter, historical novel in three volumes by Sigrid Undset, published from to For this work Undset was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in The trilogy is set in medieval Norway and consists of Kransen (; The Bridal Wreath; U.K.

title, The Garland), Husfrue. Sigrid Undset Biographical M y father’s family came from Østerdalen. The first ancestor of ours of whom anything at all was known was one Peder Halvorsen who, inlived in Grytdalen in the Sollien valley of the river Atna where some men from Østerdalen had been allowed to settle and farm the land.

Sigrid Undset (20 May – 10 June ) was a Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in [1] Undset was born in Denmark, but her family moved to Norway when she was two years old.

Inshe converted to Roman fled Norway for the United States in because of her opposition to Nazi Germany and the German occupation, but returned after Died: 10 June (aged 67), Lillehammer, Norway.

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A terrific Catholic and literary classic. John. Sigrid Undset's Gunnar's Daughter weaves Scandinavian folklore, mythology and violence to ensnare the reader into the period of the Saga Age.

In this book, we meet Vigdis Gunnarsdatter -- a survivor in many different levels who is raped and delivers an illegitimate child.5/5(5). About Kristin Lavransdatter, I: The Wreath “[Sigrid Undset] should be the next Elena Ferrante.” —Slate A Penguin Classic Kristin Lavransdatter interweaves political, social, and religious history with the daily aspects of family life to create a colorful, richly detailed tapestry of Norway during the trilogy, however, is more than a journey into the past.

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Wikipedia Book - Jenny. M4B Audiobook (MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. Jenny. Sigrid UNDSET ( - ), translated by W. EMME (-) Jenny Winge is a Norwegian expatriate studying art in Rome, part of a Bohemian group of friends who explore the ancient City in an intoxicating passion for Beauty.

Sigrid Undset is a brilliant writer and it's a tragic crime against literature that she did not leave us more of her writing.

There are many descriptions in this book which had the effect of making many things, especially nature, really come to life. She uses using words I was not familiar with, so I learned too/5(). The first installment in Sigrid Undset's Nobel-Prize winning series, Kristin Lavransdatter is set in 14th century Norway, and begins the story of Kristin's life.

The vivid recreation of the medieval days provides a mystical, yet utterly modern, tone to the events of Kristin's life, as she leaves childhood, becomes betrothed to Simon, and falls in love with Erlend : Paperback.

Book review: “Catherine of Siena” by Sigrid Undset Catherine of Siena was one of those pleasant re-discoveries from my Goodreads reading list. At some point, I stumbled upon it in the bibliography of a book I was reading, added it, and forgot about it. Kristin Lavransdatter is a series of historical novels written by Sigrid Undset, consisting of three novels: The Wreath (Kransen), The Wife (Husfrue), and The Cross (Korset).

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