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Great Women in History: Selma Lagerlöf

Great Women in History: Selma Lagerlöf

Swedish writer Selma Lagerlöf was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1909. In 1914 she was the first woman elected to membership in the Swedish Academy. She is most well-known for her children’s book Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils), but she also wrote dozens … Continue reading