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Fosse, Jon 1959-

Overview
Works: 310 works in 701 publications in 7 languages and 4,130 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Experimental fiction 
Roles: Librettist, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Collaborator, Editor, Translator
Classifications: PT9811.A3, 839.726
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Melancholy by Jon Fosse ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lars Hertervig is a provincial young Norwegian from a poor Quaker background, studying art in Germany and prone to crippling insecurities, sexual obsessions, and terrifying hallucinations. In prose as hypnotic as Beckett's or Berhard's--but earthier and funnier--the novel describes a single day of crisis and its repercussions, years later for Lars himself and a century later for a writer inspired by Hertervig's vision. Melancholy takes us into a painter's fragile consciousness, vulnerable to everything but therefore uniquely able to see its beauty and its light
Aliss at the fire by Jon Fosse ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slim, mournful tale of loss and memory in a coastal Norwegian town, first published in Norway in 2003.The novel opens with a series of shifts in perspective, time and identity that hint at the experimentation that follows. We immediately meet Signe, an aging woman living alone near a fjord. The story is set in 2002, but Signe is soon thinking back to 1979 and the day her husband, Asle, died while boating in the waters
Nightsongs by Jon Fosse ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Someone is going to come by Knut Vaage ( )
2 editions published in 2006 in Norwegian and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Morgen und Abend : Roman by Jon Fosse ( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Norwegian and German and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I am the wind by Jon Fosse ( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wind gathers, rising up suddenly.Two men on a fragile boat, a trip to sea - a few drinks, a bite to eat - when one of them decides to push on to the open ocean. Suddenly there they are: among the distant islands, the threatening fog and gathering swell of the sea, bound together on an odyssey into the unknown.Jon Fosse's work includes novels, poetry, essays and books for children. He is one of the most produced playwrights in Europe and his plays have been translated into forty languages. Oberon Books publishes Nightsongs and The Girl on the Sofa, and his o
Slapeloos by Jon Fosse ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twee jongeren zoeken in een Noorse kustplaats naar onderdak
The girl on the sofa by Jon Fosse ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quelqu'un va venir [suivi de] Le fils by Jon Fosse ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ochtend en avond by Jon Fosse ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in Dutch and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Op een dag loopt alles anders in het leven van een oude Noorse visser
Schwester by Jon Fosse ( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Von der Einsamkeit des Unverstandenen: Ein vier Jahre alter Junge will die Welt an einem norwegischen Fjord, wo er mit seinen Eltern lebt, erkunden. Innerhalb von wenigen Tagen erfährt er, wie gross und stark die Macht der Erwachsenen ist, die ihn vor "gefährlichen" Abenteuern beschützen wollen. Immer wieder versucht er, zusammen mit seiner dreijährigen Schwester die Grenzen seiner Freiheit auszureizen, immer wieder wird er daran gehindert, diese Erfahrung zu machen. Aber dabei erkennt er auch die Liebe zu seiner kleinen Schwester und wie wichtig ihm das Gefühl des Geborgenseins in dieser Beziehung ist. Eine schöne Geschichte mit eindrücklich ruhigen Bildern und - wie ein Kontrast - Sätzen mit z.T. über 300 Wörtern. Fosse reiht Hauptsatz um Hauptsatz ohne Punkt aneinander, manchmal ein ganzes Kapitel lang. Die Sprache bleibt aber so schlicht und klar, dass Kinder mühelos folgen können. Ganz zu Recht wurde dieses Buch in Norwegen als bestes Kinderbuch des Jahres ausgezeichnet. Sehr empfehlenswert. Ab 6 Jahren, ausgezeichnet, Urs Geissbühler
Plays by August Strindberg ( Book )
in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Det er Ales by Jon Fosse ( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vier moderne Theaterstücke: Jon Fosse, Else Lasker-Schüler, Dea Loher, Roland Schimmelpfennig ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melancholia : roman by Jon Fosse ( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in Norwegian and French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ce roman raconte un épisode de la vie d'un peintre norvégien très connu dans son pays, Lars Hertervig, mort au début du siècle. C'est sa chute dans la folie, alors qu'il étudie la peinture en Allemagne, en 1853, et un moment de son séjour à l'asile qui constituent les deux premières parties de ce livre
Vakkert : skodespel by Jon Fosse ( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in Norwegian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Et jamais nous ne serons séparés ; Un jour en été ; Dors mon petit enfant by Jon Fosse ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jenta i sofaen : skodespel by Jon Fosse ( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in Norwegian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naustet : roman by Jon Fosse ( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in Norwegian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Auge i vind : dikt by Jon Fosse ( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in Norwegian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.54 (from 0.00 for "Meine Arb ... to 0.93 for The lumino ...)
Alternative Names
Fose, Jun
Fosse, Jon
Fussih, Yun
Languages
Norwegian (66)
English (28)
German (22)
French (7)
Dutch (2)
Danish (1)
Swedish (1)
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