Morning and Evening (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
80
Utgivningsdatum
2015-12-31
Förlag
Dalkey Archive Press
Översättare
Damion Searls
Illustrationer
Black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
175 x 122 x 8 mm
Vikt
114 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
426:B&W 5 x 7 in or 178 x 127 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9781628971088

Morning and Evening

Häftad,  Engelska, 2015-12-31
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A child who will be named Johannes is born. An old man named Johannes dies. Between these two points, Jon Fosse gives us the details of an entire life, starkly compressed. Beginning with Johannes's father's thoughts as his wife goes into labor, and ending with Johannes's own thoughts as he embarks upon a day in his life when everything is exactly the same, yet totally different, Morning and Evening is a novel concerning the beautiful dream that our lives have meaning. Called "the new Ibsen," and heralded throughout Europe, 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.
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"He has a surgeon's ability to use the scalpel and to cut into the most prosaic, everyday happenings, to tear loose fragments from life, to place them under the microscope and examine them minutely, in order to present them afterward... sometimes so endlessly desolate, dark, and fearful that Kafka himself would have been frightened." * Aftenposten *

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Jon Fosse was born in 1959 on the west coast of Norway and has written over thirty books and twenty-eight plays that have been translated into over 40 languages. His first novel, Red, Black, was published in 1983, and was followed by such works as Melancholia I & II,Aliss at the Fire, and Morning and Evening, which are available in translation from Dalkey Archive Press. He is one of the world's most produced living playwrights. In 2007, Fosse became a chevalier of the Ordre national du Merite of France, and he was awarded the International Ibsen Award in 2010. In 2011, he moved into Grotten, an honorary residence for artists on the grounds of the Royal Palace in Oslo. He was awarded the European Prize for Literature in 2014 and the Nordic Council Literature Prize in 2015. He currently has homes in Bergen, Oslo, and in Hainburg, Austria.