Karl August Hagberg


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Swedish scholar and Shakespeare translator. Initially a classicist and translator of Aristophanes, he produced the first Swedish translation of the complete plays of Shakespeare (1847–51). Remarkable for its imaginative transmission of Shakespeare's language, it remains a national classic.


Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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