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Vesaas, Tarjei 1897-1970

Overview
Works: 352 works in 1,442 publications in 14 languages and 8,875 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Musical settings  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PT9088.V6, 839.82372
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The birds by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

117 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of Mattis, with learning difficulties, who lives in a small house near a lake with his sister Hege who ekes out a modest living knitting sweaters. From time to time Mattie encourages her brother to find work to ease their financial situation, but Mattits's attempts come to nothing. When, finally, he sets himself up as a ferryman, the only passenger he manages to bring across the lake is a lumberjack, Jørgen. When Jørgen and Hege become lovers, Mattis finds he cannot adjust to this new situation"--Page 4 of cover
The ice palace by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

65 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 561 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 )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarjei Vesaas's 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 form the central theme of the narrative. As strange, unsettling, and memorable, as The Ice Palace, this remarkable novel carries with all the compassion, human insight and lyrical power of a great Vesaas novel
The great cycle. Det store spelet by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

50 editions published between 1934 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Boat in the Evening is the last book by the acclaimed Norwegian writer Tarjei Vesaas. On its publication in Scandinavia it was quickly acclaimed as the culmination of Vesaas's work, and placed its author for the third time among the finalists for the Nobel Prize. A crane colony arrives at its breeding ground to play out a delicately drama that ends with the rarelyobserved 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, ?a pale tussock in a windcheater". In The Boat in the Evening the author, with
Palace of ice by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spring night by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

51 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skrifter i samling by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

131 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 260 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 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immeasurable traces by Rolf Enström( )

2 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seed : a novel by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

41 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 182 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
The bleaching yard by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

26 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 172 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 )

46 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den tyske okkupation af Norge
The seed. Spring night. [Two novels] by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noveller, i samling by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dikt i samling by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Vindane, noveller by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

24 editions published between 1952 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 67 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 )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tårnet by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

18 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
Brannen, roman by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The ice palace
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

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

タリエイ・ヴェースオース

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