En självbiografi

Gunnar Ekelöf 100 årDen femtonde september 1907 föddes Gunnar Ekelöf – en av nittonhundratalets stora poeter i Sverige, om inte rentav den störste. Vi uppmärksammar jubiléet med att på nytt ge ut hans samlade dikter i en volym – allt ifrån debutboken sent på jorden från 1932 till Dîwân-trilogin som han fullbordade 1967. Därtill kommer för första...

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Gunnar Ekelöfs dikt Samothrake

Gunnar Ekelöf was a Swedish poet and writer. He was a member of the Swedish Academy from 1958. He was also awarded an honorary doctorate in philosophy by Uppsala University in 1958. He won a number of prizes for his poetry.Life and WorksGunnar Ekelöf has been described as Sweden's first surrealist poet; he made his debut with the collection sent på jorden ("late on earth") in 1932, a work (written during an...

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Om hösten

Gunnar Ekelöf was a Swedish poet and writer. He was a member of the Swedish Academy from 1958. He was also awarded an honorary doctorate in philosophy by Uppsala University in 1958. He won a number of prizes for his poetry.Life and WorksGunnar Ekelöf has been described as Sweden's first surrealist poet; he made his debut with the collection sent på jorden ("late on earth") in 1932, a work (written during an...

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Modus Vivendi

A collection of pieces by one of the most accomplished Scandinavian writers of this century. Gunnar Ekelof (1907-1968) is generally considered to be Sweden's greatest lyric poet. But he was also an acute literary critic, historian, and essayist, and this collection provides readers with the opportunity to experience a consummate critic working at his craft. These nineteen pieces cover a wide range of topics, from surrealism, Rimbuad, Gide,...

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Diwan över Fursten av Emgión

In late 1984, we were living in an apartment in Uppsala, Sweden. Our neighbor in the adjoining house was B, the charming director of the local theater. He shared his apartment with his boyfriend M, a sulky, good looking young actor, and he also had a girlfriend who would sometimes stay over. Their bedroom was separated from ours by a thin wall; you could hear enough to get a fair idea of what was happening after they'd retired for the night....

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