Und·set(o͝on′sĕt′), Sigrid 1882-1949.
Danish-born Norwegian writer whose novels, including the trilogy Kristin Lavransdatter (1920-1922), concern Catholicism and the struggles of women and are often set in medieval Scandinavia. She won the 1928 Nobel Prize for literature.
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