Karin Gundersen

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Karin Gundersen
Born(1944-08-27)27 August 1944
Died4 June 2024(2024-06-04) (aged 79)
Oslo, Norway
NationalityNorwegian
Occupations
  • University professor
  • translator
EmployerUniversity of Oslo
Awards

Karin Gundersen (27 August 1944 – 4 June 2024) was a Norwegian literary scholar and translator.

Biography

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Gundersen was born in Malm, German-occupied Norway on 27 August 1944.[1] A professor of French literature at the University of Oslo, she was also a translator of French literary works.[2] She was awarded the Bastian Prize in 1993, for her translation of Stendhal's novel The Charterhouse of Parma into Norwegian.[3] She received the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature in 2006, for translation of Stendhal's autobiography The Life of Henry Brulard into Norwegian language.[4] She was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 2006.[5]

Gundersen was a fellow of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters[6] and the Norwegian Academy for Language and Literature. She died in Oslo on 4 June 2024, at the age of 79.[7]

References

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  1. ^ Karin Gundersen (in Norwegian)
  2. ^ Holt, Ole Øyvind Sand (14 November 2014). "De oversette". DNMagasinet (in Norwegian). Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  3. ^ Bolstad, Erik (ed.). "Bastianprisen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  4. ^ Bolstad, Erik (ed.). "Kritikerprisen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  5. ^ Bolstad, Erik (ed.). "Doblougprisen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi. Medlemmer" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  7. ^ Karin Gundersen er død (in Norwegian)
Awards
Preceded by Recipient of the Bastian Prize
1993
Succeeded by