Jon Fosse
Plays 5

Girl in Yellow Raincoat (written in 2005)
Sea (written in 2006)
These Eyes (written in 2007)

Shorter plays

Living Secretly (written in 1999)
A Red Butterfly’s Wings (written in 2002)
Telemakos (written in 2004)
Freedom (written in 2005)
Over There (written in 2006)
Christmas Tree Song (written in 2009)

This edition also includes the tree librettos Melancholia, Morning and Evening, and Too Late.

Jon Fosse

Jon Fosse
Tove Breistein

Jon Fosse is widely considered one of the world’s most important living writers, with an ability to touch readers across time and place. Born in 1959 in Strandebarm, a small village in the western part of Norway, he lives today in the Grotten, an honorary residence in Oslo bestowed for life by the King of Norway, as well as in Hainburg, Austria, and Frekhaug, Norway. Fosse is an unusually prolific writer. He debuted in 1983, and has since published novels, volumes of poetry, essay collections, and children’s books. His work has now been translated into more than 40 languages and his plays performed more than a thousand times around the world. In whatever genre he is writing in, Fosse’s language is poetic and existential, rhythmic and lyrical.

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Among others:
2007 Deutsche Jugendbuch Preis.
2010 International Ibsen Prize
2014 European Prize for Literature
2015 Nordic Council's Literature Award, for Trilogy
2016 Willy Brandt Prize
2017 European Poetry Prize of the City of Münster, Germany

Edited November 19, 2020 by Winje Agency