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Amalie Skram and Erik Skram

Edited by Janet Garton

Translated by Janet Garton

ISBN-10: 1870041526     ISBN-13: 9781870041522

461 pages     RRP £19.95    paperback    2003    Series A No. 21

This selection of letters exchanged between two Scandinavian authors, the Norwegian Amalie Skram and the Danish Erik Skram, during the last two decades of the 19th century, presents a lively picture of cultural and political ferment during a decisive time in the development of the two states. Both had access to the leading figures of the time, from radical writers and critics to politicians. The letters provide a wealth of information about contemporary issues, from parliamentary procedure to the price of hatpins, and frank gossip about the private lives of famous people. They also tell a love story, of a passionate attachment between two very different but equally headstrong people, from the first jolt of attraction through resistance, seduction, marriage, literary partnership and childbirth, to the final despairing separation.

The volume includes an introductory essay about the life and times of the authors and their circle, extensive notes and full biographical and bibliographical information.

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