Øyvind Berg (lyric poet)

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Øyvind Berg (born 14 January 1959 is a Norwegian lyric poet, playwright, actor and translator.

Berg was born in Oslo. He studied to the intermediate level[1] in philosophy, literature and egyptology at the University of Bergen and the University of Tromsø. He was a member of the Norwegian Authors' Union from 1987 to 1988 and 1993 to 1996. He was selected to serve on the Arts Council Norway's appeal committee for recognition of new Norwegian literature. In 1997, he was artistic director for Norwegian Festival of Literature. Berg's poetry has been translated into German, English and Danish.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Retninger – poetry (1982)
  • Barn er et hardt språk – poetry (1984)
  • Vitenskap for barn – poetry (1985)
  • Et foranskutt lyn – poetry (1986)
  • Totschweigetaktiken – poetry (1988)
  • Kjøter: en sosiodisé – play (1989)
  • Lærestykker – play (1990)
  • Kunngjøring – poetry (1992)
  • Poe si tid – poetry (1993)
  • Forskjellig – poetry (1995)
  • Kjærlighetc. – poetry (1997)
  • Nede fortelling – poetry (2000)
  • Chutzpah i måneskinn – poetry, prose (2004)

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References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Intermediate status requires that the student have taken 90 credits in a particular subject. This corresponds to roughly 1.5 years of study for that subject.