Tagged: literature

“The Ice Palace”

Tarjei Vesaas’s classic novel is a haunting tale of friendship and secrecy that lasts beyond death Christine Foster Meloni Washington Tarjei Vesaas is widely acknowledged as the greatest Norwegian writer of the 20th century....

The 2011 P2 Listener's Novel Prize nominations

“The P2 Listeners Novel Prize is the only Norwegian literary prize that has a public jury debate, so that everyone can hear what happens as the jury discusses their way to a winner,” said...

Interview: Per Kristian Cani

A debut collection of journalism-poetry by a Norwegian with a broad worldview. Per Kristian Cani debuted recently with a poetry collection entitled Atlas, published by Flash Publishing. It is the first Norwegian book ever...

Marta Norheim visits PLU

Literary critic provides insight and tells about trends in Norwegian books By John Erik Stacy, 25 Mar 2011 Marta Norheim, charismatic expert on Norwegian contemporary literature, spoke at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) on 24...

The queen of literature

Sigrun Slapgard, biographer of Sigrid Undset, delivers her lecture “Sigrid Undset and Her Writing Compatriots: Voices of Norwegian Dissent” in Tacoma, Wash. on Nov. 3 By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly Nobel prize...

Vivid New Biography Collection Records Life of Iowa Pioneers

  Nehemias Tjernagel illuminates trials of settlers and Civil War Soldiers STORY CITY, Iowa – Descendent of the Norwegian pioneering Tjernagelfamily Nehemias Tjernagel was deeply fascinated by the lives of pioneers and Civil War...