The First Complete English Translation Of The Swedish Poetry Of Sodergran, Regarded As Finland S Greatest Modern Poet Her Poems Are Intensely Visionary And Have Been Compared With Rimbaud S, Yet They Also Show Deep Affinities With Russian Poetry, With The Work Of Blok, Mayakovsky, And Severyann In Particular
Edith Irene S dergran was a Swedish speaking Finnish poet.S dergran was born in St Petersburg in 1892 In 1907 Edith s father died from tuberculosis, and in the following year Edith was also diagnosed with the disease She was sent to a sanatorium, but did not feel at ease there The feelings of captivity caused by the disease and the sanatorium are a recurring theme in her poetry.In October 1911, Edith and her mother traveled to Arosa in Switzerland where Edith was examined by different doctors After a few months, she was transferred to the Davos Dorf sanatorium In May 1912, her condition had improved enough for her to return home Eventually, the disease returned and Edith S dergran died in 1923 in her home in Raivola She was 31 years old.
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- 07 October 2017 Edith Södergran