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Published by Svenska institutet in Stockholm .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Moberg, Vilhelm, 1898-1973.,
  • Authors, Swedish -- 20th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Gunnar Eidevall ; [translated by Victor Kayfetz].
SeriesSwedish portraits,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT9875.M5 Z623 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL759103M
ISBN 10915200385X
LC Control Number97155542

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Just love these books by Vilhelm Moberg. Have all four, but currently half-way through 'Unto a Good Land'. I better now understand how things were in Smaland - my husband is Swedish (from Smaland) and we lived there a while. Now I understand why the 'Smalanningars' are so tight!! Am disturbed about the cruelty and suffering of animals which /5(). Vilhelm Moberg was a Swedish author, best known for his Emigrant series of novels about Swedish emigrants to America. He also wrote other novels and plays and also participated in public debates about the Swedish monarchy, bureaucracy, and corruption/5. The Unknown Swedes: A Book About Swedes and America, Past and Present. Vilhelm Moberg. from: $ Emigrants [Vilhelm Moberg] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Emigrants: Vilhelm Moberg: : Books Skip to main content/5().

Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America. His consistently faithful depiction of these humble people's lives is a major strength of the Emigrant Novels/5(). The Series of Vilhelm Moberg books are a wonderful look into the lives of a Swedish Family leaving the homeland, traveling across the Alantic Ocean, their arrival in New York and then traveling by trains, boats and walking and starting a new life in a new country/5(43). Vilhelm Moberg, (born Aug. 20, , Algutsboda, Swed.—died Aug. 8, , Väddö), Swedish novelist and dramatist, best-known for his novels of the Swedish emigration to America but concerned primarily with the people of the countryside from which he came and with the system that made life so miserable for them.. In his autobiographical novel, Soldat med brutet gevär (; When I Was a. The Emigrants (Swedish: Utvandrarna) is a novel by Vilhelm Moberg from It is the first part of The Emigrants series. Plot. The story takes place in the s up to The first part of the novel describes the hardships faced by rural families in : Vilhelm Moberg.

(in total, Swedish edition) The Emigrants is the collective name of a series of four novels by the Swedish author Vilhelm Moberg: The Emigrants () The Settlers ()Author: Vilhelm Moberg.   Moberg's extensive research in the papers of Swedish emigrants in archival collections, including the Minnesota Historical Society, enabled him to incorporate many details of pioneer life. First published between and in Swedish, these four books were considered a single work by Moberg, who intended that they be read as documentary novels/5(3).   Overview Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America. His consistently faithful depiction of these humble people's lives is a major strength of the Emigrant Novels/5(7).   Vilhelm Moberg was born in Småland, Sweden. His most famous work is a series of four novels--The Emigrants, Unto a Good Land, The Settlers, and Last Letter Home, all published in Sweden between and , chronicling one Swedish family's migration to Minnesota in the mid- to late nineteenth century--a story that mirrored some of the author's own relatives' : Minnesota Historical Society Press.