Marie Jacobsson, The Transformations of Memory: A Study of the Autobiography of Verner von Heidenstam, När kastanjerna blommade.
This essay on the autobiography of Verner von Heidenstam, När kastanjerna blommade (1941), consists of two parts. Firstly, it is a study of the genesis of the work, based on the manuscript, letters, and the books of Kate Bang. Secondly, it is an analysis of När kastanjerna blommade as belonging to the autobiographical genre. Important issues are the relation between historical truth and Wction in the work, the question of guilt and the representation of the self.
Uppsala: Svenska Litteratursällskapet , 2000. Vol. 121, 52-95 p.