Tom Kristensen


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
August 04, 1893

Died
June 02, 1974

Genre

Influences


Tom Aage Kristensen was born in London in United Kingdom in 1893 to Danish parents. In his early childhood the family moved back to Denmark, more specifically Copenhagen, where Kristensen grew up.

Kristensen was a Danish poet, writer, and critic. He was a key figure in Danish literature in the interwar period (as well as later), and is considered one of the few Danish expressionist writers.

A path towards literature was being shaped early on, as he was named after the fictional character Uncle Tom from Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), which was his mother's favorite book.

In 1919 Kristensen graduated with a major in Danish. After graduating he taught English for two years whilst writing his first works. In 1920 he deb
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Hærværk

4.12 avg rating — 850 ratings — published 1930 — 18 editions
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Livets Arabesk

3.89 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1921 — 3 editions
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Samlede digte

4.09 avg rating — 32 ratings
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Havoc

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4.23 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1930 — 2 editions
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En anden

3.88 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1923 — 3 editions
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Københavnske Drenge og andr...

3.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1968
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Vindrosen: Konfrontationer

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1934
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En Kavaler i Spanien

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En fribytters ord

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