Fredrika Bremer letters, 1848-1859.


Bremer, Fredrika, 1801-1865. Fredrika Bremer letters, 1848-1859.

Fredrika Bremer letters, 1848-1859.

The collection consists of twelve handwritten letters, written chiefly from Stockholm: to Mary Howitt, 29 Sept. 1848, from Stockholm, discussing her current writing; to Mrs. Lowell, 19 Nov. 1849, from New York, enthusiastically accepting an invitation to stay with the Lowells in Boston; to Maria (Lowell), 12 July 1852, from Stockholm, discussing socialism and her writing. To her publisher, Arthur Hall and Company: 1 Feb. 1853, about translation and Mary Howitt; 14 April 1853, concerning proposed English edition of her works;27 April 1855, about her work and translation; 17 June 1855, about publication details; Dec. 1855, concerning publication of her novel Hertha and an offer she has had from American publisher G. Putnam; 13 Jan. 1856, about publication details; 7 May 1856, settling their disagreement; 13 Sept. 1859, from Athens, offering her new book for publication and setting her terms; 18 Oct. 1859, from Athens, refusing their terms.

12 items.

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Putnam, Mary Lowell, 1810-1898 (person)

Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888 (person)

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Lowell, Maria, 1821-1853 (person)

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Hall, Virtue, and Co. (corporateBody)

Bremer, Fredrika, 1801-1865 (person)

Fredrika Bremer was an internationally-known Swedish writer and feminist. Her early domestic novels and travel writings were popular in Swedish and English, and her later novels, advocating the emancipation of women, influenced reforming legislation that advanced the status of women in Sweden. From the description of Fredrika Bremer letters, 1848-1859. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49848570 Author. From the description of Fredrika...