Katarina Frostenson

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Katarina Frostenson
Katarina Frostenson fra Sverige, nomineret til Nordisk Rads litteraturpris 2012 til litteraturarrangement hos Kulturkontakt Nord i Finland (2).jpg
Katarina Frostenson at the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2012
Born Alma Katarina Frostenson
(1953-03-05) 5 March 1953 (age 62)
Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Period 1978–
Notable works
  • Joner
  • Flodtid
Spouse Jean Claude Arnault

Alma Katarina Frostenson Arnault (born 5 March 1953 in Stockholm) is a Swedish poet and writer. She was elected a member of the Swedish Academy in 1992. In 2003, Frostenson was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in recognition of her services to literature.[citation needed]

Frostenson is one of Sweden's foremost poets, of a style both experimental and archaic. She is the author of I mellan (1978), I det gula (1985) and Joner (1991), and has also written a book of lyrical prose named Berättelser från dom (1992), about an ancient people who, through the loss of language, lose their sense of belonging in the world. Katarina Frostenson is the niece of Anders Frostenson.

Her many honors include the Great Prize of the Society of Nine (1989), the Bellman Prize (1994), and the Swedish Radio Prize for Lyrical Poetry (1996).

Bibliography[edit]

  • I mellan (1978)
  • Raymond Chandler och filmen (1978)
  • Lars Ahlins Huset har ingen filial (1978)
  • Rena land (1980)
  • Den andra (1982)
  • I det gula (1985)
  • Samtalet (1987)
  • Stränderna (1989)
  • Överblivet (1989)
  • 4 monodramer (1990)
  • Joner : tre sviter (1991)
  • Berättelser från dom (1992)
  • Samtalet : Stränderna : Joner (1992)
  • Artur Lundkvist : inträdestal i Svenska akademien (1992)
  • Tankarna (1994)
  • 3 monodramaer (1995)
  • Traum : Sal P (1996)
  • Vägen till öarna (1996)
  • Staden - en opera (1998)
  • Korallen (1999)
  • Endura (2002)
  • Karkas : fem linjer (2004)
  • Ordet : en passion (2006)
  • Tal och regn (2008)
  • Flodtid (2011)
  • Tre vägar (2013)

References[edit]

Cultural offices
Preceded by
Artur Lundkvist
Swedish Academy,
Seat No.18

1992-
Succeeded by
incumbent