Who is Bjornstjerne Bjornson

Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson ( BYURN-sən, Norwegian: [ˈbjø̂ːɳstjæːɳə ˈbjø̂ːɳsɔn]; 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". The first Norwegian Nobel laureate, he was a prolific polemicist and extremely influential in Norwegian public life and Scandinavian cultural debate. Bjørnson is considered to be one of the four great Norwegian writers, alongside Ibsen, Lie, and Kielland. He is also celebrated for his lyrics to the Norwegian national anthem, "Ja, vi elsker dette landet". The composer Fredrikke Waaler based a composition for voic...
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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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Robertsnickc: in the forest list to the forest-voice murmuring low: all that it saw when alone with its laughter, all that it suffered in times that came after, mournful it tells, that the wind may know. ~ bjornstjerne bjornson, 1832-1910 [isaac levitan, 1888]
Robertsnickc: in the forest list to the forest-voice murmuring low: all that it saw when alone with its laughter, all that it suffered in times that came after, mournful it tells, that the wind may know. ~ bjornstjerne bjornson, 1832-1910 [isaac levitan, 1888]
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:
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Lewis Carroll Poem
Speak Roughly
 by Lewis Carroll

Speak roughly to your little boy,
And beat him when he sneezes:
He only does it to annoy,
Because he knows it teases.

Chorus (In which the cook and the baby joined):-
Wow! wow! wow!

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