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From Muse to Author: Romantic rhetoric in Camilla Collett's diary from the 1830s

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  • Kristin Ørjasæter, Denmark
  • Scandinavian Institute
In her diary from the 1830s, Collett's aesthetics are based on romantic topics, motifs and themes. In this article I demonstrate how the romantic rhetoric is appropriated and then subverted, with the result of a self-construction with a distinctive feminist stand.
Original languageEnglish
JournalScandinavian Studies (Provo)
Pages (from-to)121-136
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 2004

    Research areas

  • Romanticism, Camilla Collett, Diary, Self-construction

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