Poetry Translated From The Norwegian By Rebecca Wadlinger The Book Length Poem A HUNDRED THOUSAND HOURS Is Both One Of The Most Celebrated And Controversial Volumes Published In Norway In The Past Couple Decades A HUNDRED THOUSAND HOURS Revolves Around A Mother Daughter Relationship That Exists Between Alternating Forces Of Harmony And Hysteria Dahle S Stanzas Showcase Multiple Voices And Surprise Readers As A Home Becomes A Museum, A Cemetery, And A Place Where Furniture Comes To Life Dahle S Work Is Fragmentary And Eerie An Illustrious Example Of Scandinavian Surrealism.
Svein Nyhus.Gro Dahle has received several national awards for her work In 1999 she was the official festival poet at the Bergen International Festival In 2002 she won the Brage Prize for literature for Snill Nice , a picture book for children, and in 2003 the Best Children s Book Prize from the Norwegian Ministry of Culture for Sinna Mann Angry Man , a book about a boy witnessing domestic violence.Dahle is a stylistically na ve, imaginative and burlesque writer often focusing on psychological problems and relations She lives and works on the island Tj me Dahle also gives lectures in creative writing in Norway and Sweden.
- 192 pages
- Hundre Tusen Timer
- Gro Dahle
- 10 October 2017 Gro Dahle