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booklovinTemi: 58. Bjornstjerne Bjornson's "The Brothers." 59. James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues." I want to real a lot of Baldwin next year. 60. Shaw's "Mrs Warren's Profession." 61. Richard Wright's "Long Black Song." 62. Edwidge Danticat's "Children of the Sea." 63. Olu Obafemi's "Ajon."

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:

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

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

aicstories: This week I've got a few updates on what to expect going forward as well as a terrific short story called 'The Father' by Bjornstjerne Bjornson. As always you can listen in the podcast player of your choice or with the direct link:

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to Norwegian writer Bjornstjerne Bjornson (December 8,1832), author of "Daglannet” (1904) and many, many other works.

MaggieMackBooks: Nothing has ever moulded our conscience so strongly as our knowledge of what is good and what is evil. Bjornstjerne Bjornson

FredLepore: Good topic. Put away your swiffer . Leo Tolstoy never won a Nobel. Altho' he was nominated in 1903, the prize went to Bjornstjerne Bjornson, author of Norwegian peasant novels. It's not confined to literature. Why didn't Einstein get the prize for General Relativity?

mia_drawings: William B. Closson, Portrait of Bjornstjerne Bjornson, 19th century

ardentsaviorops: Bjornstjerne Bjornson won in 1903; this fellow Norwegian who wrote The Master Builder never did 8286ac0e4777ecc2

davidkbernard: I read 3 books of fiction from Harvard Classics Library; Norwegian authors Bjornstjerne Bjornson & Alexander Kjelland, American author Henry James; also read latest legal fiction by John Grisham, “A Time for Mercy”

kd_enthusiast: “Do not complain beneath the stars about the lack of bright spots in your life.” – Bjornstjerne Bjornson KODREA ON FYEPOPCINEMA

ardentsaviorops: In 1857 Bjornstjerne Bjornson succeeded this playwright as the head of Norways Bergen Theater 8286ac0e4777ecc2

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to Norwegian writer Bjornstjerne Bjornson (December 8,1832), author of "Daglannet” (1904) and many, many other works.

urminaia: BD - Bjornstjerne Martinius Bjornson (Dec. 8, 1832 - April 26, 1910). "But life does not consist of words. Life consists of reality."

humprey_balalio: "I think your son has at last brought out a true blessing." -the priest at 'The FATHER' by Bjornstjerne Bjornson❤

ledansemacabre: We love it when an obscure macabrely up and trends!

ReesKathyjrees: Bjornstjerne Bjornson, great Norwegian poet, novelist, and playwright, Nobel Laureate, died OTD in Paris in 1910.

litrvixen: "Spring is beautiful for one who long has had winter" - Bjornstjerne Bjornson

MQueerHistory: In this episode we discuss Bjornstjerne Bjornson, so bear with us as we dive into his life and a discussion of weird English sayings.

SleekburnPrints: Original Victorian Society Magazine Dated 1893 WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE CARICATURE Dorothy Vane DECIMA MOORE Frederick Leighton WALTER BASANT Reive RENE BULL CARTOON Eva Moore Bjornstjerne Bjornson. Plus much more; see main description

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to Norwegian writer Bjornstjerne Bjornson (December 8,1832), author of "Daglannet” (1904) and many, many other works.

CailinCeltic: 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. In The Forest - Bjornstjerne Bjornson Artwork - Lynn Samis

ddkuchler: “A meaningful life - this is what we look for in art, in its smallest dewdrops as in its unleashing of the tempest. We are at peace when we have found it and uneasy when we have not.” - Bjornstjerne Bjornson

denisafrelich: On the occasion of National Day of Norway, paying hommage to Bjornstjerne Bjornson, great advocate of human rights, freedom and equality, during solemn ceremony in Oslo

billythekid_29: DAY 27 THE BROTHERS by Bjornstjerne Bjornson “Baard ended by taking out the lump of gold, which he always carried about him, and came to light, in the course of their talk that never for one single day in all these years had they been really happy.”

unblurApp: A meaningful life - this is what we look for in art, in its smallest dewdrops as in its unleashing of the tempest....

skfrostad: Nothing has ever moulded our conscience so strongly as our knowledge of what is good and what is evil....

MaddogPoetry: A people numerically large may attain to ways of thought and enterprise that no political censure can reduce to a m...

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to Norwegian writer Bjornstjerne Bjornson (December 8,1832), author of "Daglannet" (1904) and many, many other works.

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to Norwegian writer Bjornstjerne Bjornson (December 8,1832), author of "Daglannet" (1904) and many, many other works.

WBB_23: Nobel Prize winning Norwegian writer Bjornstjerne Bjornson, born on 12/8/1832, noted that "The writers who reject t...

Mrkalman: Bjornstjerne Bjornson - Poetry & Biography of the Famous poet - All Poetry

antiqueleaketc: Rare 1st Edition 1931 A HAPPY BOY Bjornstjerne Bjornson illus by Carlos Sanchez

KubiakTaxes: Let's remember the good: "Don't complain beneath the stars about the lack of bright places in your life." --Bjornstjerne Bjornson



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