- Paperback: 558 pages
- Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers; 1 edition (Oct. 6 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9781433110924
- ISBN-13: 978-1433110924
- ASIN: 143311092X
- Product Dimensions: 16 x 23 cm
- Shipping Weight: 816 g
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Lucky Per: Translated from the Danish with an Afterword by Naomi Lebowitz Paperback – Oct 6 2010
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About the Author
Naomi Lebowitz is the Hortense and Tobias Lewin Professor Emerita in the Humanities at Washington University in St. Louis, where she regularly taught courses in world literature. Receiver of many awards, including a Guggenheim and AAUW fellowship, she is the author of books on Henry James, Søren Kierkegaard, Italo Svevo, and Henrik Ibsen, chapters on Michel de Montaigne, William James, George Santayana, Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, Gustave Flaubert, Joseph Conrad, and E. M. Forster, and articles on Honoré de Balzac, Charles Dickens, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, André Gide, Martin Andersen Nexø, and Henrik Pontoppidan, among others. In 2007, she received the Leif and Inger Sjöberg Award from the American Scandinavian Foundation for her translation of chapter excerpts from Lucky Per, which the judges termed highly readable and long overdue.
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