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Vesaas, Tarjei 1897-1970

Works: 442 works in 1,819 publications in 11 languages and 10,009 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Musical settings  Poetry  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Biographies  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PT9088.V6, 839.82372
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The birds by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

121 editions published between 1957 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Norwegian countryside over the course of one summer, The Birds tells the story of forty-year-old Mattis, who has mental disabilities and lives in a small house near a lake with his sister Hege, who ekes out a modest living knitting sweaters. From time to time Hege encourages her brother to find work to ease their financial burdens, but Mattis's attempts to work at the surrounding farms always end in failure and disgrace. Mattis is keenly aware of the distance between himself and the world around him, which often feels hostile; the villagers call him Simple Simon
Palace of ice by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

113 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 938 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 )

41 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 670 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 boat in the evening by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

41 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 599 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
The great cycle. Det store spelet by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

53 editions published between 1934 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om en drengs trygge opvækst på en norsk bondegård
Spring night by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

60 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sixteen-year-old Sissel and her young brother Olaf have been left minding their parents' farm for the night. But when a strange family descends on them, lost, in a broken-down car, the children have to cope alone." "Grete, who is in labour, is accompanied by her distraught husband, childish father-in-law, a mother who has pretended to be paralysed and deaf for two years and a mysterious girl, Gudrun, who seems to have stepped directly out of one of Olaf's dreams."--BOOK JACKET
The house in the dark by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

47 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part allegory, part fable, The House in the Dark was written in secret during the German occupation of Norway. It gives a stirring picture of how a society struggled to stay united under the strain of being watched by their invaders
Land of hidden fires. Løynde eldars land by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and Multiple languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immeasurable traces by Rolf Enström( )

3 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seed. Spring night. [Two novels] by Tarjei Vessas( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and held by 208 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 )

33 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symbolsk roman fra en norsk landsby, hvor en katastrofesituation afslører menneskets inderste egenskaber
Selected poems : 100 poems translated from the Norwegian by Anthony Barnett with 8 poems in the original Nynorsk by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le germe : roman by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

57 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

”Kimen” er om massesuggesjon og dei innfløkte motiva bak valdshandlingar
Noveller, i samling by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

27 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noveller i samling av Tarjei Vesaas utgis i serien Gyldendals Stor- klassikere. Forhåndsomtale
Vindane, noveller by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

28 editions published between 1952 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vindane" som kom ut i 1952, var Tarjei Vesaas' tredje novellesamling. Med sine tretten tekster er dette den største novellesamligs hans. Tematisk er det stor variasjon; her er dyremotiv, barneskildringar, erotikk i pubertetsalderen, spontane opplevingar av viktige livssituasjoner og psykiske kriser ved avgjerande vendepunkt i livet. 3. utg
Tårnet by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

21 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skyldfølelsens tårn kaster sin skygge over en norsk families liv
Brannen, roman by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palais de glace by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in French and English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au coeur d'un paysage glacé de Norvège, deux fillettes, Unn et Siss, se rencontrent et se reconnaissent. Face à un miroir, elles scellent un pacte qui les unit à jamais, avant qu'Unn ne disparaisse mystérieusement
Kvinner ropar heim by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

13 editions published between 1935 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dei svarte hestane by Tarjei Vesaas( Book )

19 editions published between 1928 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spillelidenskaben ødelægger livet for en mand og hans hustru
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Alternative Names
Fīsās, Tārǧī 1897-1970

Fisas, Tarjiy

Tarjei Vesaas

Tarjei Vesaas Noors auteur

Tarjei Vesaas norjalainen kirjailija modernismin kaudelta

Tarjei Vesaas norsk poet

Tarjei Vesaas Norwegian author

Tarjei Vesaas Norwegian poet

Tarjei Vesaas norwegischer Romancier, Lyriker und Dramatiker

Tarjei Vesaas poet norvegian

Tarjei Vesaas poeta noruego

Tarjei Vesaas poète norvégien

Tarjei Vesaas scrittore norvegese

Tarjeijs Vēsoss

Vesaasas Tarjei'as

Vesos, T'ariai

Vesos, Tarjaj

Vesos, T'arji

Vesos, T'arži

Vesosa, Thārayai 1897-1970

Vesosas Tarjei

Vėsosas Tarjėjas

Vesoss, Tarjei 1897-1970

Vēsoss, Tarjeijs

Vesoss, Tarjeijs 1897-1970

Vêsuôsu, Tariei

Весос Тарей

Весос, Тарьей 1897-1970

Тар'ей Весас

Тарьей Весос

Таряй Весос

Тар'єй Весос

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تاریای وسوس شاعر نروژی

베소스, 타리에이 1897-1970

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