Angel Walks Through the Stage and Other Essays (Norwegian Literature) (Paperback)

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Angel Walks Through the Stage and Other Essays (Norwegian Literature) (Paperback)

By Jon Fosse, May-Brit Akerholt (Translator)

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Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2023

Jon Fosse said farewell to theory early in his career, choosing poetry, fiction, and drama as his mediums of choice. Here, however, in a selection from his two books of essays, we see just how incisive a critic and memoirist he can be. Not only including a generous portion of Fosse's writing on literature and theater--including the irresistable "Thomas Bernhard and His Grandfather"--this collection also includes such personal essays such as "My Dear New Norwegian," "Old Houses," and "He Who Didn't Want to Become a Teacher."

Called "the new Ibsen" and recipient of the 2023 Nobel Prize for Literature, Jon Fosse is one of contemporary Norwegian literature's most important writers. Born in 1959, he has published some thirty books of fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction since 1983.May-Brit Akerholt is a translator of Norwegian works, including Henrik Ibsen's plays, Jon Fosse's essays, and Ruth Lillegraven's poetry.
Product Details ISBN: 9781628971095
ISBN-10: 1628971096
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication Date: September 25th, 2015
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Norwegian Literature