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Vesaas, Tarjei 1897-1970

Works: 340 works in 1,463 publications in 12 languages and 9,060 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Musical settings  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PT9088.V6, 839.82372
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Palace of ice by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

70 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two eleven-year-old girls, Siss and Unn, are separated at the very beginning of their friendship by the death of the latter in a strange labrynthine palace of ice in Scandinavia, leaving Siss to come to terms with her loss
The bridges by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'The Bridges' describes the changing relationships between three adolescents-- an unmarried mother who has drowned her newborn child and the girl and boy who befriend her. Their individual reactions to the tragedy and their efforts to communicate with each other-- to build bridges-- form the central theme of the narrative. As strange, unsettling, and as memorable, as Vesaas's masterpieces 'The Ice Palace' and 'The birds,' this remarkable work ... conveys the compassion, insight and lyrical power of a great Scandinavian novel."--Back cover
The great cycle. Det store spelet by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

50 editions published between 1934 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om en drengs trygge opvækst på en norsk bondegård
The boat in the evening by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

28 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earning its author a third nomination for the Nobel Prize, this tale centers on a crane colony arriving at its breeding ground to play out a delicate drama, ending with the rarely observed ceremony of the ritual dance. All is observed by a transfixed child who has frozen into his background and become a piece of nature himself. With a kind of cinematic impressionism, this novel voyages back to episodes from childhood, adolescence, and maturity as well as conducts speculative forays into the unknown. Unfolding in a series of delicate sketches that record the changing moods of human experience
The seed. Spring night. [Two novels] by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

51 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The themes of The Seed are violence and guilt. A maniac visiting an island murders a girl. He is pursued by the islanders and killed by the victim's brother. Too late, the avengers become aware of their own guilt, with its attendant mutual mistrust, and they attempt to expiate their crime. Vessas's graphic evocation of nature and his parallel between the violence of savage animals and humanity make this a book of unusual literary distinction
Spring night by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

55 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land of hidden fires. Løynde eldars land by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and Multiple languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immeasurable traces by Rolf Enström( )

2 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bleaching yard by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

29 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symbolsk roman fra en norsk landsby, hvor en katastrofesituation afslører menneskets inderste egenskaber
The house in the dark by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

43 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den tyske okkupation af Norge
Noveller, i samling by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dikt i samling by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vindane, noveller by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

26 editions published between 1952 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems : 100 poems translated from the Norwegian by Anthony Barnett with 8 poems in the original Nynorsk by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brannen, roman by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tårnet by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

19 editions published between 1948 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skyldfølelsens tårn kaster sin skygge over en norsk families liv
Kvinner ropar heim by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

13 editions published between 1935 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signalet by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

11 editions published between 1950 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symbolsk roman fra en lille landstation om et tog, der ikke kan køre, og passagerernes reaktioner herpå
Dei svarte hestane by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

19 editions published between 1928 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spillelidenskaben ødelægger livet for en mand og hans hustru
Huset og fuglen. Tekster og bilete 1919-1969 by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in Norwegian and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.58 (from 0.39 for Tarjei Ves ... to 0.90 for Det er sli ...)

Palace of ice
Alternative Names
Fīsās, Tārǧī 1897-1970

Fisas, Tarjiy

Tarjei Vesaas Noors auteur

Tarjei Vesaas norjalainen kirjailija modernismin kaudelta

Tarjei Vesaas norsk poet

Tarjei Vesaas Norwegian poet

Tarjei Vesaas norwegischer Romancier, Lyriker und Dramatiker

Tarjei Vesaas scrittore norvegese

Tarjeijs Vēsoss

Vesos, T'ariai

Vesos, Tarjaj

Vesos, T'arji

Vesos, T'arži

Vesoss, Tarjei 1897-1970

Vēsoss, Tarjeijs

Vesoss, Tarjeijs 1897-1970

Vêsuôsu, Tariei

Весос, Тарьей 1897-1970

Тарьей Весос

Таряй Весос

تاریای وسوس شاعر نروژی

ヴェースオース, タリエイ


The boat in the eveningSpring nightChild of the earth : Tarjei Vesaas and Scandinavian primitivism