Mathilde Schjøtt

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Mathilde Schjøtt
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Mathilde Schjøtt
Born (1844-02-10)10 February 1844
Christiania, Norway
Died 13 January 1926(1926-01-13) (aged 81)
Oslo
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Writer
Playwright
Literary critic
Spouse(s) Peter Olrog Schjøtt
Children Sofie Schjøtt
Parent(s) Bernhard Dunker
Relatives Conradine Birgitte Dunker (grandmother)
Vilhelmine Ullmann (aunt)

Mathilde Schjøtt (19 February 1844 – 13 January 1926) was a Norwegian writer, literary critic, biographer and feminist. She made her literary debut with the anonymous Venindernes samtale om Kvindens Underkuelse in 1871. She was a literary critic for the magazine Nyt Tidsskrift, and her play Rosen was published anonymously in this periodical in 1882.[1][2] She was a co-founder of the Norwegian Association for Women's Rights in 1884, and a member its first board.[3] She wrote a biography on Alexander L. Kielland in 1904.[1]

She was married to philologist and politician Peter Olrog Schjøtt.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Mathilde Schjøtt". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 30 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Sars, J. E.; Skavlan, Olaf, eds. (1882). "Rosen". Nyt Tidsskrift. Kristiania: 113–139. 
  3. ^ a b Lorenz, Astrid. "Mathilde Schjøtt". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 30 September 2009.