Þórarinn Eldjárn





Þórarinn Eldjárn


Born
in Reykjavík, Iceland
August 22, 1949

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Þórarinn studied literature and philosophy at the University of Lund in Sweden between 1969 and 1972, Icelandic at the University of Iceland 1972-1973, and completed a phil.cand. degree in literature at the University of Lund in 1975. Þórarinn lived in Stockholm from 1975 to 1979 and spent a year in Canterbury in 1988-1989.
Since 1975 Þórarinn has worked as a writer and translator. He has published a number of poetry collections, short-story collections and novels as well a translating fiction for adults and children from English and the Scandinavian languages. Among them are novels by Göran Tunström, and Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Together with his sister, the artist Sigrún Eldjárn, Þórarinn has published a number of poetry books
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Hér liggur skáld

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Baróninn

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Grannmeti og átvextir

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Óðfluga

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The Blue Tower

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Þættir af séra Þórarinum og...

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Óðhalaringla

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Alltaf sama sagan

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Gælur, fælur og þvælur

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Kvæðasafn

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