Signe Christine Antoinette Manna Reimer

1858 - 1943


Signe Christine Antoinette Manna Reimer depicted ordinary life and wrote as a journalist, was born into a family of teachers in Bogense, and was herself a teacher until she became a serious writer. Her major work is the depiction of ordinary life in Nordfynsk Bondeliv i Mands Minde, which was published in 1910-1919. Like her friend Helene Strange, she was, in addition to being a folklorist writer, also an active journalist writing on many topics ranging from housekeeping to nature.

Christine Reimer is a representative female figure of her period – unmarried, emancipated, and deeply conservative, both in her political and her religious views.

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