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The saga of Gösta Berling

Selma Lagerlöf

The saga of Gösta Berling

by Selma Lagerlöf

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSelma Lagerlöf ; translated [from the Swedish] by Paul Norlen ; introduction by George C. Schoolfield.
SeriesPenguin classics, Penguin classics
ContributionsNorlén, Paul R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT9767.G6 E54 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 399 p. ;
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24115988M
ISBN 100143105906
ISBN 109780143105909
LC Control Number2009027532

Selma Lagerlöf - The saga of Gösta Berling - review - A collection of fairy tales, a parable, a poem: the genre of this work is indefinable. Fascinating. Saga of Goesta Berling Lagerlof, Selma, Norlen, Paul, Schoolfield, George C. Paperback / softback $ - Penguin Books Ltd No Heading Text for this Section - Published: 27/Jun/ - .

  Buy The Saga of Gösta Berling (Penguin Classics) Original by Lagerlöf, Selma, Schoolfield, George C., Norlen, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(14). Gösta Berling's Saga (Swedish: Gösta Berlings saga) is the debut novel of Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf, published in It was made into a silent film directed by Mauritz Stiller starring Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson and Gerda Lundequist. A opera I cavalieri di Ekebù by Riccardo.

  Saga is acclaimed by many as her finest work; it is certainly her most popular. Lagerlöf drew on stories of legendary figures in her rural province in south-central Sweden to weave this epic tapestry of passions, her first major published story revolves around the character of Gösta Berling, who begins the book in despair after drunkenness costs him his post as a country pastor.5/5(5).   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg Lagerlöf, Selma, Translator: Meijboom, Margaretha, Title: Gösta Berling Language: Dutch: LoC Class: PT: Language and Literatures: Germanic, Scandinavian, and Icelandic literatures: Subject: Swedish fiction -- Translations into.


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That is the initial sentence of Gösta Berling's Saga, and those are the words that most school children in Sweden used to learn by heart. What follows is a magical trip around the woods and mansions of Värmland, in the middle of nowhere in Selma Lagerlöf's Sweden/5.

The first woman to receive the Nobel Prize for literature, Selma Lagerlöf assured her place in Swedish letters with this novel. Inspsired by the legends, superstitions, and fairy tales of Lagerlöf's native Värmland region, Gösta Berling's Saga features a vivid cast of characters.

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The Saga of Gösta Berling. Directed by Mauritz Stiller • • Sweden Starring Lars Hanson, Greta Garbo. A daring but reckless minister (Lars Hanson) is defrocked and forced to leave town.

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Set in s Sweden, it tells the story of a defrocked minister named Gösta Berling. After his appetite for alcohol and previous indiscretions end his career, Berling finds a home at Ekeby, an ironworks estate owned by Margareta Celsing, the "Majoress," that also houses an assortment of eccentric veterans of the Napoleonic Wars.

But The Saga of Gösta Berling (Gösta Berlings saga) shows that what happened to director Mauritz Stiller was a special kind of depressing. Originally released in two parts that ran almost four hours, Gösta Berling was Stiller’s last film as an auteur in control of all aspects of production.

Gösta Berling stands in the pulpit on what for him is a critical Sunday. The congregation complains of his conduct to the bishop, who thereupon comes to investigate his ministry. LibriVox recording of The Story of Gösta Berling, by Selma Lagerlöf, translated by Pauline Bancroft Flach.

Read by Lars Rolander The Story of Gösta Berling" was published in Sweden in and immediately brought its author into prominence. The tales are founded on actual occurrences and depict the life in the province of Värmland at the beginning of the 19th Century century.

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