Erik Axel Karlfeldt


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Swedish poet whose works incorporate Swedish customs and folklore (1864-1931)

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Some of Sweden's most famous poets, including Esaias Tegner (1782-1846), Erik Johan Stagnelius (1793-1823), Verner von Heidenstam (1859-1940), Gustaf Froding (1860-1911) and Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1864-1931) emerged during this period.
This essay however, is an attempt so mediate some of its charms, mainly focusing on five great Swedish poets from the 19th century--Esaias Tegner, Erik Johan Stagnelius, Gustaf Froding, Verner von Heidenstam and Erik Axel Karlfeldt.
But the next generation of Swedish poets, of whom the three masters were Verner von Heidenstam (1859 1940), Gustaf Froding (1860 1911) and Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1864 1931), was to form an incredible time of poetic prosperity.
The last poet of the three masters, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, also came from the rural parts of Sweden, from the famous province of Dalecarlia, characterized by a very strong and colourful cultural tradition of the peasants.