Who is Bjornstjerne Bjornson

Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson (Norwegian pronunciation: [²bjøːɳstjæːɳə ²bjøːɳsɔn]; 8 December 1832 – 26 April 1910) was a Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature "as a tribute to his noble, magnificent and versatile poetry, which has always been distinguished by both the freshness of its inspiration and the rare purity of its spirit", becoming the first Norwegian Nobel laureate. Bjørnson is considered to be one of The Four Greats (De Fire Store) among Norwegian writers, the others being Henrik Ibsen, Jonas Lie, and Alexander Kielland. Bjørnson is also celebrated for his lyrics to the Norwegian National Anthem, "Ja, vi elsker dette landet".

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Bjornstjerne Bjornson Poems

  • The Tree
    The Tree's early leaf buds were bursting their brown;
    “Shall I take them away?” said the Frost, sweeping down.
    “No, leave them alone
    Till the blossoms have grown,”...
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Alone 1 Away 1 Girl 1 Summer 1 Tree 1 Wind 1 Crown 1 Fruit 1 Frost 1 Brown 1


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  • Jeopardytweeter: category: lesser-known nobel prize lit winners ($800) bjornstjerne m. bjornson was recognized for his poems, one of which became this song of norway . . . . . . . . the national anthem
  • Snorrisphoto: tempest
  • Aicstories: a short tale of a father, a son, love and loss, all wrapped in beautifully minimal scandinavian tone. web:
  • Ofidhne: “the greater the burden a one takes upon one’s shoulders, the stronger one must be to carry it. no words are unmentionable, no action or horror beyond powers of description, if one is equal to them.” ~ bjornstjerne bjornson
  • Ofidhne: “the greater the burden a one takes upon one’s shoulders, the stronger one must be to carry it. no words are unmentionable, no action or horror beyond powers of description, if one is equal to them.” ~ bjornstjerne bjornson
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