Inger Elisabeth Hansen

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Inger Elizabeth Hansen
Born (1950-04-20) 20 April 1950 (age 69)
Oslo, Norway
OccupationPoet & translator
NationalityNorwegian
Period1976–present
GenrePoetry
Fiction
Children's books
Essays

Inger Elisabeth Hansen (born 20 April 1950) is a Norwegian poet and translator.

Her poetry collection Trask was awarded the Brage Prize in 2003 [1] and nominated for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize in 2004. An extensive selection of her poetry in Spanish will be published by Bartleby in 2010.[needs update]

In addition to writing her own poetry she has translated Cesar Vallejo, Juan Gelman, Rosario Castellanos and other Spanish and Latin-American poets into Norwegian,[2] as well as Maryam Azimi and Märta Tikkanen. She has also taught Spanish-language literature at the University of Oslo and served as president of the Norwegian Writers' Union from 1997 to 1999.

Awards[edit]

Works[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • Det er nå det er like før. Forfatterforlaget Dikt & Datt. 1976.
  • Klodedikt. Gyldendal. 1979.
  • Hablabaror. Munnenes bok. Gyldendal. 1983.
  • Dobbel dame mot løvenes ørken. Gyldendal. 1986.
  • I rosen. Aschehoug. 1993.
  • Fraværsdokumenter. Aschehoug. 2000.
  • Trask. Forflytninger i tidas skitne fylde. Aschehoug. 2003.

Fiction[edit]

  • Pinlige historier (short stories). Cappelen. 1991.

Essays[edit]

  • Blindsoner - Utvalgte artikler og essays. Aschehoug. 2003.

Children's books[edit]

  • Inger Elisabeth Hansen, Torgeir Schjerven, Hilde Kramer (illustrations) (1992). Hugo og treet som forsvant. Cappelen.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brageprisen. Prisvinnere 2003" (in Norwegian). 2003. Archived from the original on 2007-10-10. Retrieved 2008-10-14.
  2. ^ Bolstad, Erik (ed.). "Inger Elisabeth Hansen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 2 August 2017.

External links[edit]

Cultural offices
Preceded by
Thorvald Steen
Chair of the Norwegian Authors' Union
1997–1999
Succeeded by
Karsten Alnæs