Edith Øberg

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Edith Justine Øberg (Lysekil (Sweden), october 5, 1895 – Oslo, september 21, 1968) was a Norwegian novelist. She was born in Lysekil, Sweden, and grew up in Kristiania Norway. She was married to writer Hans Christian Lyche. She studied languages and music, and made her debut as a singer in 1915. She made her literary debut in 1916 with the novel Pr. korrespondance. Her first major recognition came with her third novel: Boblen (1921). She published several popular novels under the pseudonym "Lita", including Med skjell på halen from 1929, and Min knapphullsblomst from 1931. Her novels Mann i mørke from 1939, followed by Innvielse (1940) and Den hvite poppelen (1945) are regarded among her more serious works, which earned her artistic recognition.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Roti, Kjetil. "Edith Øberg". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 21 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Edith Justine Øberg". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 21 November 2011.