Other literary forms
In addition to his novels, Verner von Heidenstam (HAY-duhn-stahm) published poetry, short stories, and nonfiction works. Among his volumes of poetry are Vallfart och vandringsår (1888; pilgrimage and wander years), Dikter (1895; poems), and Nya dikter (1915; new poems). His two collections of short stories are Sankt Göran och draken (1900; Saint George and the dragon) and Skogen susar (1904; the woods whisper), and his essays include Renässans (1889; Renaissance), Pepitas bröllop (1890, with Oscar Levertin; Pepita’s wedding), Modern Barbarism (1894), Dagar och händelser (1909; days and events), and Vad vilja vi? (1914; what do we want?). He also wrote an autobiographical work, Från Col di Tenda till Blocksberg (1888; from Col di Tenda to Blocksberg), and a history textbook, Svenskarna och deras hövdingar (1908-1910; The Swedes and Their Chieftains, 1925). Several volumes of his essays and poetry were published posthumously, including När kastanjerna blommade (1941; when the chestnut trees bloomed) and Sista dikter (1942; last poems). His collected works have been published in twenty-three volumes by Bonniers.