Queen Christina's autobiography

Project: Research

Layman's description

The aim of the project is to produce an edition of Queen Christina's autobiography.There are several manuscript versions of the autobiography,Histoire de la Reyne Christine, faite par elle mesme, dediee a Dieu from 1681.The text edited by me includes several unknown and interesting statements by the queen on women and femininity and on her own masculinity.The edition will be published in 2014.

The project The literary works of Queen Christina is financed by the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities. Eva Haettner Aurelius is editing the autobiography Histoire de la Reyne Christine, faite par elle mesme, dediee a Dieu. See Eva Haettner Aurelius, ‘Mot det kvinnliga’ [Towards femininity] in Inför lagen. Kvinnliga svenska självbiografier från Agneta Horn till Fredrika Bremer [Summoned by law: Swedish women’s autobiographies from Agneta Horn to Fredrika Bremer], 1996.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date2004/01/012014/12/31

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