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Lesbianism in Swedish Literature

An Ambiguous Affair

Authors: Björklund, J.

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Here, Björklund shows that Swedish literary discourses on lesbianism provocatively contrast with a widely accepted view that attitudes toward homosexuality have gradually become more tolerant. The lasting power of negative discourses upends the assumption that Sweden's progressive laws reflect progressive attitudes toward homosexuality.

About the authors

Jenny Björklund is an Associate Professor of Gender Studies at Uppsala University, Sweden.

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"Jenny Björklund traces the theme of lesbianism in Swedish literature in a beautifully systematic way, covering the developments of the past seventy-five years. As the book itself claims, there are many assumptions about Sweden regarding its progressiveness on gender issues, and Björklund provides valuable political and historical contexts in order to both correct and support some of these assumptions." - Susan Brantly, Professor of Scandinavian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lesbianism in Swedish Literature
Book Subtitle
An Ambiguous Affair
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Jenny Björklund
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-36496-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137364968
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-36495-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47362-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 213
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