Gösta Ågren

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Gösta Ågren in 1968.

Sven Gösta Ågren (August 3, 1936 – June 24, 2020) was a Finnish author. He won the Finlandia Prize in 1988 for Jär.[1][2] Ågren wrote his works in Swedish.[3] He was known for his left-wing views.[4]

Ågren died on June 24, 2020, aged 83.[5]

Works[change | change source]

  • Ågren, Gösta (1992). A Valley in the Midst of Violence: Selected Poems [En dal i våldet]. Translated by David McDuff. Newcastle upon Tyne: Bloodaxe Books. ISBN 1-85224-236-1.

References[change | change source]

  1. Bredsdorff, Elias (1990). Scandinavica, vols. 29–30. Academic Press.
  2. "Literary Awards of the Nordic Countries: Finland – The Finlandia Prize Archived 2017-10-28 at the Wayback Machine", ScandinavianBooks.com, retrieved 20 January 2010
  3. Poetics For The Gospels? Rethinking Narrative Criticism by Petri Merenlahti, p. 36.
  4. History of Finnish Literature by Jaakko Ahokas, p. 433.
  5. Gösta Ågren är död. Hufvudstadsbladet. (in Swedish)