Pär Lagerkvist: Five Early Works
Lagerkvist (1891-1974) introduced a new spirit of modernism into Swedish poetry, prose, and drama. In this work Swanson translates many of Lagerkvist's short stories, a play, prose sketches, and essays. Contains short stories from Iron and Men; the play The Last Man; prose sketches The Expectant Guest and The Morning; and essays from The Clenched Fist.
". . . very informative introduction . . . very useful bibliography . . . translations of the texts are meticulous and fine-tuned, to the point that they no longer read like translations . . . useful purchase for academic and public libraries." - Choice
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