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Erik Axel Karlfeldt

Erik Axel Karlfeldt (20 July 1864 – 8 April 1931) was a Swedish poet whose highly symbolist poetry masquerading as regionalism was popular and won him the Nobel Prize in Literature posthumously in 1931. [1]

18 relations: Alma mater, Clas Theodor Odhner, Dalarna, Djursholm, Djursholms samskola, Doctor of Philosophy, Honorary degree, Karlbo, List of members of the Swedish Academy, National Library of Sweden, Nobel Prize in Literature, Poet, Poetry, Project Runeberg, Stockholm, Sweden, Swedish Academy, Uppsala University.

Alma mater

Alma mater (Latin: "nourishing/kind", "mother"; pl.) is an allegorical Latin phrase for a university or college.

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Clas Theodor Odhner

Clas Jonas Theodor Odhner (June 17, 1836, in Alingsås, Sweden – June 11, 1904, in Stockholm, Sweden) was a Swedish historian, and director of the Swedish National Archives (Riksarkivet).

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Dalarna

Dalarna (English exonym: Dalecarlia), is a historical province or landskap in central Sweden.

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Djursholm

Djursholm is one of four suburban districts in, and the seat of Danderyd Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden.

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Djursholms samskola

Djursholms Samskola is the traditional name of a middle school in Djursholm, Sweden.

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Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy degree (often abbreviated Ph.D., PhD, D.Phil., or DPhil) or a Doctorate of Philosophy, from the Latin Doctor Philosophiae, is a type of doctorate awarded by universities in many countries.

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Honorary degree

An honorary degree or a degree honoris causa (Latin: "for the sake of the honor") is an academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding institution) has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, study and the passing of examinations.

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Karlbo

Karlbo is a village in Avesta Municipality, Dalarna, Sweden.

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List of members of the Swedish Academy

This is a list of members of the Swedish Academy by seat number.

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National Library of Sweden

The National Library of Sweden (Kungliga biblioteket, KB, meaning "the Royal Library") is the national library of Sweden. As such it collects and preserves all domestic printed and audio-visual materials in Swedish, as well as content with Swedish association published abroad. Being a research library, it also has major collections of literature in other languages.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning).

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Poet

A poet is a person who writes poetry.

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Poetry

Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.

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Project Runeberg

Project Runeberg (Swedish, Projekt Runeberg) is a digital cultural archive initiative that publishes free electronic versions of books significant to the culture and history of the Nordic countries.

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Stockholm

Stockholm () is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic region, with 914,909 people living in the municipality, approximately 1.4 million in the urban area, and 2.2 million in the metropolitan area.

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Swedish Academy

The Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien), founded in 1786 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden.

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Uppsala University

Uppsala University (Uppsala universitet) is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden, and is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries, founded in 1477.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erik_Axel_Karlfeldt

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