Swedish Literature Spring 2000

Spring 2000

The following is the Table of Contents from the Spring 2000 edition
of Metamorphoses, a special issue on Swedish Literature.
The complete edition, including the original language versions for the
poetry, is available only in print.

Thalia Pandiri:

  • From the Editor-in-Chief, page 8.

Eva Claeson:

  • Editorial Notes, page 11.

George Schoolfield:

  • Introduction, page 13.

Ove Allansson, Translated from the Swedish by Leif Sjöberg:

  • The Mutineer, page 20.

Torgny Lindgren, Introduced and translated from the Swedish by Tom Geddes:

  • Honey from the Bumblebee, page 39.

Sara Lidman, Translated from the Swedish by Leif Sjöberg and Stephen Klass, Introduced by Leif Sjöberg:

  • The Bear Girl, page 49.

Stephen Klass:

  • On Translating Sara Lidman, page 63.

Verne Moberg:

  • Kristina Lugn, page 71.

Harald Gaski, Translated from the Swedish by Roland Thorstensson:

  • Essay: Sami Literature, page 84.

Esaias Tegnér:

  • Kannik, page 98.

Viktor Rydberg:

  • The Wood Siren, page 100.

Gustaf Fröding, Translated from the Swedish by Judith Moffett:

  • The Good Old Days, page 104.
  • Vennerbom, the Poet, page 106.

Harry Martinson, Translated from the Swedish by Leif Sjöberg and Stephen Klass:

  • Excerpts from Aniara, page 110.

Solveig von Schoultz, Translated from the Swedish by Brita Stendahl:

  • 13 Poems from The Cloud Shadow, page 130.

Carina Karlsson, Introduced by Susan Brantly, Translated by Maria Carlstedt, Katarina Tucker, Erica Wick, and Anna Mandell:

  • Excerpts from Lisbeta, Per Skarp’s Wife, page 140.

Sonja Akesson, Translated from the Swedish by Eva Claeson:

  • Yes, Please, page 156.
  • Safe and Secure, page 156.
  • What I would Like To Do (Have), page 158.

Göran Sonnevi, Introduced and translated from the Swedish by Rika Lesser:

  • Excerpts from Mozart’s Third Brain, sections:
    • V, page 168.
    • XII, page 170.
    • XV, page 172.
  • Excerpt from The Book of Sounds, page 174.

Sonja Akesson, Translated from the Swedish by Eva Claeson:

  • The Delightful Sixties, page 178.

Margareta Ekström, Translated from the Swedish by Eva Claeson:

  • Excerpts from: About Nature at Stora Skuggan, page 184.

Olof Lagercrantz, Translated from the Swedish by Sissela Bok:

  • From: On The Art of Reading and Writing, page 192.

Heidi von Born:

  • Aspects of Swedish Literature in the year 2000: A Stroll through the Swedish Book Forest—Some Resting Places, page 203.