The Markurells of Wadköping by Hjalmar Bergman Translated by Johanna Sandberg and Eric Sandberg

by Hjalmar Bergman

About Hjalmar Bergman

Born in Örebro in 1883, Hjalmar Bergman is one of Sweden’s best-known and most-respected literary figures. In a series of novels and plays written during the early twentieth century, he helped modernize Swedish letters alongside luminaries such as August Strindberg, Hjalmar Söderberg, and Selma Lagerlöf.

About the Translators

Eric Sandberg teaches literature in the department of English Philology, University of Oulu. Eric does research into twentieth and twenty-first century literature, and has published on topics ranging from Jonathan Littell to Michael Chabon. His work on Hjalmar Bergman has recently appeared in Neohelicon, and his monograph, Virginia Woolf: Experiments in Character, was published by Cambria Press is 2014.

Johanna Sandberg comes from southern Sweden. She currently teaches English language and academic skills in the Extension School at the University of Oulu, where Eric Sandberg, who is Canadian, teaches literature in the department of English Philology.


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