Moberg, Eva

1932 - 2011

Sweden

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Moberg, Eva

Written by:  Lisbeth Larsson

Eva Moberg was the daughter of the author Vilhelm Moberg, is a journalist and writer, and made a name for herself in Sweden with her article "Kvinnans villkorliga frigivning" (the arbritrary emancipation of women), 1961, which was a spark that kindled debate on equality of the sexes in Sweden.

Writing from a liberal standpoint, she concerned herself with women's issues in all her works, which predominantly consist of journalistic and political commentaries, but also include dramatic works and children's books. In 1963, she submitted her Master of Arts dissertation entitled Kärlek och kön. En studie i Colettes diktning. In the late 1960s, she wrote controversial plays such as Grov kränkning, 1968, and Dom kallas människor, 1970. From 1976 to 1992, Eva Moberg was a front-page columnist for the newspaper Dagens Nyheter.

Additions by the editorial team 2011:

The above biography was first published in 1998. Since then, a selection of Eva Moberg's texts were published in Prima materia, 2003.

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