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In Search of Legitimacy: Class, Gender and Moral Discipline in Early Swedish Working-Class literature c. 1910


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Title: In Search of Legitimacy: Class, Gender and Moral Discipline in Early Swedish Working-Class literature c. 1910
Authors: Agrell, Beata
Issue Date: 2007
Extent: 15 s.
Publication type: book chapter
Publisher: Würzburg: Ergon Verlag
Organization: University of Gothenburg. Department of Comparative Literature
Citation: Kortad version publicerad i Faszination des Illegetimen. Alterität in Konstruktionen von Genealogie, Herkunft und Ursprünglichkeit in den skandinavischen Literaturen seit 1800. Hrsg. Constance Gestrich & Thomas Mohnike. Reihe Identitäten und Alteritäten, Band 25. s. 103–117.
Keywords: Working-Class literature
Sweden
Abstract: This paper deals with certain tensions in early Swedish working-class literature of the first generation, c. 1910. These texts were a Gebrauchsliteratur— a literature for use in the class struggle of the time—but the use primarily was existential and political reflection, and it was effected by special (non-acknowledged) aesthetic means that did not conform to the aesthetics of the current literary institution. This literature was thus mainly considered illegitimate, and the theme of my pa... more
ISBN: 978-3-89913-565-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/22342
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