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Selma Lagerlöf

Swedish writer

1858   -   1940

country of citizenship: Sweden
language of expression: Swedish
educated at: Högre lärarinneseminariet
occupation: novelist, children's writer, biographer, teacher, poet, writer, prosaist, translator, artist, autobiographer
award received: Nobel Prize in Literature, honorary doctor of the University of Uppsala

Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf (, also US: , Swedish: [ˈsɛ̂lːma ˈlɑ̂ːɡɛˌɭøːv] (listen); 20 November 1858 – 16 March 1940) was a Swedish author and teacher. She published her first novel, Gösta Berling's Saga, at the age of 33. She was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, which she was awarded in 1909. Additionally, she was the first woman to be granted a membership in The Swedish Academy in 1914.
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series

1

The Löwensköld Ring

book by Selma Lagerlöf

author: Selma Lagerlöf

1925

works

35

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

children's fantasy novel by Selma Lagerlöf

author: Selma Lagerlöf

1906 or 1907

Jerusalem

novel

author: Selma Lagerlöf

1901 or 1902

The Treasure

1904 novel by the Swedish writer Selma Lagerlöf

author: Selma Lagerlöf

1904

Bannlyst

literary work

author: Selma Lagerlöf

1918

Antikrists mirakler

literary work

author: Selma Lagerlöf

1897

Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness!

novel by the Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf

author: Selma Lagerlöf

1912

Gösta Berlings Saga

literary work

author: Selma Lagerlöf

1891

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