Thomas Boberg

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Thomas Boberg
Born(1960-05-05)5 May 1960
Roskilde, Denmark
OccupationPoet, travel writer
Notable worksAmericas; Livsstil

Thomas Boberg (born 5 May 1960 in Roskilde)[1] is a Danish poet and travel writer. Since his debut in 1984 he has received extensive recognition for his contribution to Danish literature. Since 2018 member of The Danish Academy (Det Danske Akademi).

Boberg lived in Peru for several years and has traveled widely in Latin America and Africa.[2] Many of his works stem from his travels in South and Central America, often focusing on the exploited and poor.[3] Boberg has been nominated twice for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize, in 1999 for Americas,[4] and in 2006 for Livsstil (Life Style).[5]

Thomas Boberg is the son of the surrealist painter Jørgen Boberg (1940–2009).[6]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Hvæsende ved mit øjekast (1984) - poems
  • Ud af mit liv (1985) - poems
  • Hvid Glød (1986) - poems
  • Slaggerdyret (1987) - poems
  • Vor tids historie (1989) - poems
  • Marionetdrømme (1991) - poems
  • Vandbærere (1993) - poems
  • Pelikanens Flugt (1994) - poems
  • Sølvtråden (1996) - travel memoirs
  • Under Hundestjernen (1997) - poems
  • Marokkansk Motiv (1998) - with Simon Lautrop
  • Americas (1999) - travel memoirs
  • En stående aftale (2002) - poems
  • Invitation til at rejse (2003) - travel memoirs
  • Livsstil (2005) - poems
  • Under Uret (2006) - short stories
  • Gæstebogen (2007) - poems
  • Flakker (2008) - novel
  • Boothill (2009) - digte
  • Hesteæderne (2010) – digte
  • Hesteæderne II (2011) – digte
  • I den næste by (2012) - rejseminder
  • Fantombillede(2014) -digte
  • Svanesang (2015) - digte
  • Hesteæderne/Trilogien (2015) - digte
  • Mexicocitydigte (2017) - digte

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography about Thomas Boberg". Danish Arts Agency. Retrieved 2009-10-19.[dead link]
  2. ^ "Thomas Boberg" (in Norwegian). Store norske leksikon. Retrieved 2009-10-19.
  3. ^ Conrad, Neal Ashley (1999). "Author Profile". Danish Arts Agency. Retrieved 2009-10-19.[dead link]
  4. ^ Thiis-Evensen, Charlotte (2007-10-23). "På reise med Thomas Boberg" (in Norwegian). NRK. Retrieved 2009-10-19.
  5. ^ Stølan, Arne Hugo. "Chewing on the devil's throat". Nordic Literature and Library Committee. Retrieved 2009-10-19.
  6. ^ Daniel Øhrstrøm (5 July 2010). "Rejseeventyrets digter: Den anerkendte danske digter Thomas Boberg har levet det meste af sit voksenliv i udlandet. I dag fylder den berejste forfatter 50 år" (in Danish). Kristeligt Dagblad. Retrieved 16 November 2014.