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Selma Lagerlöf Network

Lisbeth Stenberg

Lisbeth StenbergLisbeth Stenberg is Reader in Comparative Literature at the University of Gothenburg. Her doctoral thesis (2001) offered a queer-feminist approach to Selma Lagerlöf’s early writings. She has subsequently outlined and contextualised  an emancipatory aesthetics used by Lagerlöf’s mentors. With Ulla-Britta Lagerroth, she has recently published an annotated edition of Lagerlöf’s theatre sonnets, portraying actors in plays Lagerlöf attended during her years in Stockholm, 1881-85.