Literature and war
100 years since World War I
This page is not available in English. Below is the Norwegian page translated by Google.
Kokka 11:00 on November 11, 1918, the parties of the First World War signed a truce.
Svein Sandnes Book Publishing marks the end of peace with two book releases: “The fire. Diary from a rifle team "by Henri Barbusse, which came in French in 1916, and the newly written Norwegian novel" Lektor Brock goes to war "by Egil Børre Johnsen.
We invite all interested parties to a meeting at the Literature House in Oslo on Friday 16 November at 18:00. There, historian Eirik Brazier will tell about Norwegians who participated in the trenches in France. Literature author Geir Uvsløkk. The translator of "The Fire" Bernt Knut Tornaas will talk about some of the difficulties in translating the book into Norwegian. Egil Børre Johnsen has set "Remembering the war is also an art", where he will draw lines from "The Fire" for his new novel.
The introductions are held in Norwegian.