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Undset

Sigrid . 1882--1949, Norwegian novelist, best known for her trilogy Kristin Lavransdatter (1920--22): Nobel prize for literature 1928
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As was the case with Sigrid Undset in Norway, Blixen seems to have made little impression on Waugh.
Chesterton; the US has Walker Percy and Flannery O'Connor; France has Georges Bernanos and Paul Claudel; Italy has Eugenio Corti and Alessandro Manzoni; Norway has Sigfried Undset. Until a few years ago, Canada appeared to be the unfortunate exception to this rule.
Entre los autores publicados en esos primeros anos se encuentran figuras de la talla de Katherine Mansfield, Andre Gide, Sigrid Undset, Thomas Mann o D.
Otras autoras para mi desconocidas y que aparecen en La nueva ciudad de las damas son Ho Xuan Huong, Sigrid Undset, Janet Frame, Adrienne Rich, Anna Politkovskaya y Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
In "Ice Days" the mother remembers licking her husband's sick eyes; in Sigrid Undset's Kristin Lavransdatter, Kristin licks the sick eyes of her second son, who suffered from bad sight since babyhood and eventually became blind.
Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset (a Catholic convert and the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize for literature) reappears every year because I am profoundly touched by Kristin's birth-to-death tale, which explores a universally valid human experience set in a late medieval context that can scarcely be imaginable today.
French readers might answer my question by proposing as their classic Victor Hugo's Notre-Dame de Paris (1831); Swedes would suggest Sigrid Undset's Kristin Lavransdatter (1920-22); Italians, Umberto Eco's Il nome della rosa (1980).
(13.) This medieval epic by Sigrid Undset was cited when the Norwegian author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928.
Through the wide variety of feminist responses represented, she also attempts to raise readers' consciousness about the validity and importance of women's spirituality, though by limiting her choices to variations on that basic feminist theme of male domination / female victimization, she excludes mention of female writers such as Sigrid Undset and Dorothy L.
Contemporary Vollmann takes to mean "from the last two hundred years," and he includes some unexpected titles drawn from his omnivorous reading: Tadeusz Konwicki's Dreambook for Our Time; works by Par Lagerkvist and Sigrid Undset's Kristin Lavransdatter trilogy; science fiction (Philip K.
En la centuria pasada han destacado en tanto escritoras dilectas de la exegesis feminista Virginia Woolf (con Una habitacion propia), Marguerite Duras, Sigrid Undset (escorada hacia lo femenino mas en su primera etapa), Gertrude Stein, Albertine Sarrazin, Nathalie Sarraute, Sylvia Plath, Doris Lessing, Toni Morrison.
And Sigrid Undset's "Kristin Lavransdatter," three historical novels set in Norway.