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Poem of the Week - all through 2019

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We are very excited to start Norway’s Guest of Honour year ahead of the Frankfurter Buchmesse by offering a brand new series: Poems of the Week, all through 2019!
The poems are available both in English and German translations – as well as in Norwegian – at our website norway2019.com.

The selection of poems has been made by Tone Carlsen and Annette Vonberg. And the selection spans from poems from the earliest handwritten manuscripts up until today, with a special emphasis on contemporary poetry.

Read the poems here:

Week 12: Paal-Helge Haugen “(Oppklaring)” in English and in German.

Week 11: Tarjei Vesaas “Ei frigjerande råk” in English and in German.

Week 10: Åse-Marie Nesse “Svanesang” in English and in German.

Week 9: Jon Fosse “Fjellet held anden” in English and in German

Week 8: Gene Dalby “Februarnatt” in English and in German

Week 7: Eldrid Lunden in English and in German

Week 6: Emil Boyson “Vindu i februar” in English and in German

Week 5: Tone Hødnebø “Når du kommer hjem” in English and in German

Week 4: From “Hávamál” (Old Norse poems from the Viking age) in English and in German

Week 3: Rolf Jacobsen “Vinterdikt” in English and in German

Week 2: Carl Keilhau “Januarskumring” in English and in German

Week 1: Rawdna Carita Eira in Sami, English and in German

Books from Norway provides you with information in English about Norwegian literature in all genres. The information is provided by rightsholders and NORLA.

www.booksfromnorway.com