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'Nothing to do with Danius being a woman': female Academy member

Kristina Lugn leaving the Academy's meeting on Thurday: Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

Published: 14.Apr.2018 10:10 hrs

One of the remaining women at the Swedish Academy has dismissed feminist outrage over the resignation of the body’s first ever female head.

The poet and dramatist Kristina Lugn told Swedish Radio on Friday evening that she had never seen anything to suggest that Sara Danius faced additional troubles as Permanent Secretary because of her gender.
 
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