Ellen Key





Ellen Key


Born
in Sundsholm Mansion, Småland, Sweden
December 11, 1849

Died
April 25, 1926

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Ellen Karolina Sofia Key (Swedish pronunciation: [kej]) was a Swedish difference feminist writer on many subjects in the fields of family life, ethics and education and was an important figure in the Modern Breakthrough movement. She was an early advocate of a child-centered approach to education and parenting, and was also a suffragist.

She is best known for her book on education, Barnets århundrade (1900), which was translated in English in 1909 as The Century of the Child.

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The Century Of The Child

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The Education of the Child

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Skönhet för alla

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A Local Habitation: Poems

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De moedige vrouw: Ellen Kar...

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The Woman Movement (1912)

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“Why is the heart that is broken considered so much more valuable than the one or the two who must cause the pain lest they themselves perish?"

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