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Undset, Sigrid 1882-1949

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Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset( Book )
617 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 5,269 libraries worldwide
Panorama of Norwegian life in the first half of the 14th century and the tumultous life of a woman, traces Kristin's life from childhood to death
The snake pit by Sigrid Undset( Book )
174 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,148 libraries worldwide
Olav Audunsson finally brings Ingunn Steinfinnsdatter back to his ancestral home as his wife, each harboring a dark secret that threatens the happiness they dreamed of as children
The wreath by Sigrid Undset( Book )
42 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
"Originally published in Norwegian in 1920 and set in fourteenth-century Norway, The Wreath chronicles the courtship of a headstrong and passionate young woman and a dangerously charming and impetuous man. Undset re-creates the historical backdrop in vivid detail, immersing readers in the day-to-day life, social conventions, and political undercurrents of the period. Her prose combines the sounds and style of Nordic ballads, European courtly poetry, and religious literature. But the story Undset tells is a modern one; it mirrors post-World War I political and religious anxieties, and introduces a heroine who has long captivated contemporary readers. Defying her parents and stubbornly pursuing her own happiness, Kristin emerges as a woman who not only loves with power and passion but intrepidly confronts her sexuality."--Jacket
The master of Hestviken by Sigrid Undset( Book )
30 editions published between 1928 and 1978 in English and French and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
Tragic story of young lovers captures the spirit of Norwegian life in 13th century Norway
Jenny : a novel by Sigrid Undset( Book )
219 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in 15 languages and held by 941 libraries worldwide
The novel tells the story of Jenny Winge, a talented young Norwegian painter who goes to Rome to seek artistic inspiration but ultimately betrays her own ambitions and ideals. After falling into an affair with the married father of a would-be suitor, Jenny has a baby out-of- wedlock and decides to raise the child on her own. Her life ends tragically in suicide. Undset{u2019}s portrayal of a woman struggling toward independence and fulfillment is written with an unflinching, clear-eyed honesty that renders her story as compelling today as it was nearly a century ago
Gunnar's daughter by Sigrid Undset( Book )
58 editions published between 1909 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 932 libraries worldwide
After Vigdis Gunnarsdatter is raped and later bears a child, she is determined to raise her in a man's world, but she forfeits her happiness by making wrong choices
Madame Dorthea by Sigrid Undset( Book )
95 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 12 languages and held by 888 libraries worldwide
Roman fra Norge i 1790erne. Hovedpersonen mister ved bogens begyndelse sin mand og skal nu prøve at finde en mening med tilværelsen
Ida Elisabeth by Sigrid Undset( Book )
90 editions published between 1033 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 873 libraries worldwide
When her unfaithful husband returns, ill and poor, a Norwegian wife sacrifices her chance of happiness with another man for the sake of the father of her children and the stronger ties of marriage
The cross by Sigrid Undset( Book )
18 editions published between 1922 and 2000 in English and held by 812 libraries worldwide
"The Cross (1922) finds Kristin returning with her husband, Erlend, and their sons to her childhood home, Jorundgaard. As the boys grow older, Kristin is increasingly worried about their prospects, and she and Erlend become estranged. The most devastating and emotional volume in the trilogy, The Cross chronicles the trials and losses Kristin must bear, and how she finds the strength to endure them. This final chapter in her story emphasized the medieval belief that the spiritual world has primacy over the material one, a belief with which Undset herself concurred but found lacking in most of her own contemporaries."--Jacket
Men, women, and places by Sigrid Undset( Book )
19 editions published between 1938 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 805 libraries worldwide
Stages on the road by Sigrid Undset( Book )
32 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in English and Norwegian and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Return to the future by Sigrid Undset( Book )
9 editions published in 1942 in English and Norwegian and held by 755 libraries worldwide
The author recalls the invasion of her native Norway in the spring of 1940, her retreat to Sweden and her trip across Russia and Siberia to Japan, and finally across the Pacific to the United States
Saga of saints by Sigrid Undset( Book )
30 editions published between 1934 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 746 libraries worldwide
Catherine of Siena by Sigrid Undset( Book )
28 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 710 libraries worldwide
"From her earliest years, Catherine of Siena (1347-80) was gripped by the mystery of God incarnate. This was the beginning of a life-long love story, a life-long conversation in which Christ spoke to Catherine and she communicated the truth of his being to the world of her time. Creation itself, she says, is an act of love, and Christ is the bridge by which human beings come to realize their full humanity, their inmost nature, which is to love." "Mystic, champion of the poor and Church reformer, Catherine was declared a Doctor of the Church in 1970. She was unable to write until she was thirty, but she corresponded with Popes, Cardinals, scholars and civic authorities. She was a true daughter of the fourteenth century, famous in her own lifetime, and yet her thinking and her work seem entirely relevant in the political and ecclesial context of our own time. When Pope Paul VI was asked whether she should be considered a politician, his answer was yes, but in a thoroughly spiritual way; this, he said, is why 'the teaching of this singular woman politician is still meaningful and valuable'. Book jacket."--Jacket
The son avenger by Sigrid Undset( Book )
11 editions published between 1930 and 1995 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
With Olav Audunsson facing the end of his lonely days, his children Eirik and Cecilia find themselves trapped in the repercussions of Olav's as-yet unconfessed sins
The longest years by Sigrid Undset( Book )
46 editions published between 1930 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 646 libraries worldwide
A childhood autobiography thinly disguised as fiction
Happy times in Norway by Sigrid Undset( Book )
64 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 633 libraries worldwide
This memoir examines Norwegian life before the Nazi occupation
The burning bush by Sigrid Undset( Book )
24 editions published between 1930 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 627 libraries worldwide
Skildring fra Kristiania omkring århundredeskiftet af Paul Selmers opvækst, ulykkelige ægteskab og hans dragning mod religionen
The faithful wife by Sigrid Undset( Book )
12 editions published between 1937 and 1987 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Sigurd falls in love with a young girl after sixteen years of happy Norwegian family life
True and untrue and other Norse tales by Sigrid Undset( Book )
16 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Norwegian folk tales based on tales collected by Moe and Asbjornsen in their "East o' the sun, west o' the moon."
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Alternative Names
Sigrid Undset femme de lettres et romancière norvégienne
Sigrid Undset Nobel-díjas norvég regényíró
Sigrid Undset Noors auteur
Sigrid Undset norjalainen kirjailija
Sigrid Undset norsk författare
Sigrid Undset norsk forfatter
Sigrid Undset Norwegian writer
Sigrid Undset norwegische Romanautorin, Novellistin und Essayistin
Sigrid Undset Norwego a nobelista
Sigrid Undset powieściopisarka i nowelistka norweska, noblistka
Sigrid Undset scrittrice norvegese
Sigrid Undsetová
Sigrid Unset
Sigrida Undset
Sigrida Unsete
Siqrid Unset
Svarstad, Sigrid Undset
Svarstad, Sigrid Undset 1882-1949
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Undset, Singrid 1882-1949
Undset Svarstad, Sigrid
Undset, Sygryda.
Undset', Zigrid
Undset, Zigride 1882-1949
Undsete, Sigrida 1882-1949
Undsete, Sigrija 1882-1949
Undsete, Z. 1882-1949
Undsete, Z. (Zigride), 1882-1949
Undsetová, Sigrid
Undsetová, Sigrid 1882-1949
Ūndsit, Sīgrīd
Unset, Sigrid
Unset, Sigrid 1882-1949
Unsete, Sigrija
Unsete, Sigrija 1882-1949
Unset'i, Sigrid
Uwndsit, Sīfrīd 1882-1949
Σίγκριντ Ούντσετ
Сигрид Унсет
Сигрид Унсет норвежская писательница
Сыгрыд Унсэт
Сігрыд Унсет
Сігрід Унсет
Ундсет З. 1882-1949
Ундсет С. 1882-1949
Ундсет, Сигрид 1882-1949
Ундсетъ, Сигридъ 1882-1949
Унсет, Сигрид 1882-1949
אונדסט, סיגריד 1882-1949
סיגריד אונדסט
زیگرید اوندست زبان‌شناس، نویسنده، و مترجم نروژی
سيغريد أوندست
سيغريد أوندست، 1882-1949
سگرڈ انڈسٹ
سگریڈ انڈسٹ
सिग्रिड उंडसेट
सिग्रिड उन्डसेट
ਸਿਗਰੀਡ ਅੰਡਸਟ
సిగ్రిడ్ అండ్సెట్
ಸಿಗ್ರಿಡ್ ಅಂಡ್‍ಸೆಟ್
സിഗ്രിഡ് ഉൺസെറ്റ്
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시그리드 운세트
온새특, 서격리덕 1882-1949
운세트, 시그리드 1882-1949
English (570)
Norwegian (448)
German (309)
French (93)
Danish (74)
Dutch (56)
Czech (20)
Swedish (16)
Polish (15)
Spanish (12)
Slovenian (6)
Russian (5)
Estonian (4)
Latvian (4)
Finnish (3)
Hungarian (3)
Italian (2)
Bokmal, Norwegian (2)
Slovak (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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