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The Copenhagen Trilogy is a series of memoirs by Danish author Tove Ditlevsen. The books were first released in Denmark between 1967 and 1971 under the titles Childhood (Danish: Barndom), Youth (Danish: Ungdom) and Dependency (Danish: Gift — Gift is the Danish word for both the adjective "married" and the noun "poison"). The first two volumes were translated by Tiina Nunnally and issued in 1985 by the feminist publisher Seal Press, under the title Early Spring. In 2019 the complete trilogy, with the third part translated by Michael Favala Goldman, was published as three individual books by Penguin Classics in the UK under the titles Childhood, Youth and Dependency. The memoirs were collectively called The Copenhagen Trilogy.

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