Mrs. Marta Oulie

Undset, Sigrid: Fru Marta Oulie

The first books of Sigrid Undset is about modern women who long to break out of everyday life. Women who are disappointed over married life or women who dream of an independent life – and about the all-consuming love. Mrs. Marta Oulie is Sigrid Undset's debut novel published in 1907.

It is a diary-novel that depicts life in Kristiania in the beginning of the 20th century. Marta Oulie is married and has children with Otto, but she searches for erotic enticement and commences a relationship with another man.

First published: 1907

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