|01-29-2008, 05:29 PM||#1|
Manic Do Fuse
Join Date: Oct 2006
Device: Sony 500, 505, 350, Kindle 3, DXG, nook, Irex DR800SG, iPad
Bjornson, Bjørnstjerne : A Happy Boy. v1, 29 Jan 2008
Bjørnstjerne Martinus Bjørnson (December 8, 1832–April 26, 1910) was a Norwegian writer and a 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate. Bjørnson is generally considered as one of "The Great Four" Norwegian writers; the others being Henrik Ibsen, Jonas Lie, and Alexander Kielland
From the Preface:
"A Happy Boy" was written in 1859 and 1860. It is, in my estimation, Bjornson's best story of peasant life. In it the author has succeeded in drawing the characters with remarkable distinctness, while his profound psychological insight, his perfectly artless simplicity of style, and his thorough sympathy with the hero and his surroundings are nowhere more apparent. This view is sustained by the great popularity of "A Happy Boy" throughout Scandinavia.
It is proper to add, that in the present edition of Bjornson's stories, previous translations have been consulted, and that in this manner a few happy words and phrases have been found and adopted.
RASMUS B. ANDERSON.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Action Edgar, J.G.: The Boy Crusaders v1 7 jan 2009||mtravellerh||IMP Books||0||01-07-2009 03:35 PM|
|Historical Fiction Edgar, J.G.: The Boy Crusaders v1 7 jan 2009||mtravellerh||Kindle Books||0||01-07-2009 03:33 PM|
|Young Adult Edgar, J.G.: The Boy Crusaders v1 7 jan 2009||mtravellerh||BBeB/LRF Books||0||01-07-2009 03:30 PM|
|Bjornson, Bjørnstjerne : A Happy Boy. v1, 29 Jan 2008||Madam Broshkina||Kindle Books||0||01-29-2008 05:32 PM|
|Bjornson, Bjørnstjerne : A Happy Boy. v1, 29 Jan 2008||Madam Broshkina||IMP Books||0||01-29-2008 05:31 PM|