I can understand why it is an important book for Norwegian literary history and Collett employs a broad range of fascinating symbolism, but none of these come close to redeem the almost provoking boredom I felt while reading it. Melankolsk og tungsindig er begreper som selv i dag hefter ved omtalen av henne. Most widely held works by Camilla Collett. Being a revolutionary is unladylike per se. I sitt essayistiske forfatterskap utviklet Camilla Collett sin samfunnskritikk i klare ord. My feelings when reading this book went from “Wow this actually is a very exciting book” to “this is so boring and hard to read, please make it stop” to “I don’t want to put the book down” to “this is so tragic!
Dec 06, Linda rated it really liked it. She criticises their preference for female characters that die and how they worship the dead woman. Innhold Verker Kilder og litteratur Portretter m. Skip to main content. It’s a book which is still applicable in many contries today, where arranged marriage is the rule and love marriage is an exception. Kamilla rated it it was ok Feb 05,
Xylography after a photograph taken by her son, Robert Collett, in She is well aware of the fact that the wv had to come, yet fascinated by the scene where the population demands to see the Queen alone on the balcony in Versailles.
Til og med i tyske aviser fikk hun rosende omtale. Norwegian novelists Norwegian women’s rights activists births deaths Norwegian feminists Norwegian women novelists Norwegian women writers People from Kristiansand Collett family Norway 19th-century Norwegian writers 19th-century Norwegian women writers.
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She is also critical towards the prevalence of private property development in Christiania. Jacobine Camilla Collett born Wergeland 23 January — 6 March was a Norwegian writer, often referred to as the first Norwegian feminist.
My foray into genealogy led me to this book. I actually listened to the audiobook which really helped alot since I can’t stand how this book was written. In these essays and opinion pieces, she declared the need for a new image for women and discarded the idea of women being reticent, and self-sacrificing in their lives. Amtmandens dottre, en fortaelling by Camilla Collett 37 editions published between and in 6 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.
She was also the younger sister of Norwegian poet Henrik Wergeland, and is recognized as being one of the first contributors to realism in Norwegian literature. I probably wouldn’t cakilla finished this if it weren’t rssay my project in school.
Ingvild rated it it was amazing Sep 13, She supports the idea of romantic love, and the freedom of women to make their own relationship choice sthrough personal emancipation. Those days are over.
Sara rated it liked it Jan 24, Innholdet var til tider kjedelig. And she is not a republican; on the contrary, but esssy admires the heroines of the revolution.
The book is considered one of the first political and social realism novels in Norway and deals with the difficulties of being a woman in a patriarchical society in general and forced marriages specifically. Her brother, was the writer Henrik Wergeland. I brevvekslet de.
Really enjoyed this one. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Kamilla rated it it was ok Feb 05, And yet, Collett is as modern as can be in terms of the themes she addresses and criticises. Men i Norge skapte hennes bok ingen debatt.
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It is about taking part in public life, says Professor of comparative literature at the University of Oslo, Tone Selboe. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Translated by Cathinka Hambro. She struggled with personal financial problems for the rest of her life.
She belongs to the period before the modern breakthrough in Nordic literature and is influenced by both romanticism and realism.
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Sara rated it liked it Jan 24, But I am glad I finnished it, the essau part was very worth reading. I’m glad I read it, and will probably pick it up again someday.
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