Rediscovered: Norwegian gems from the 50s, 60s, and 70s published by Enchanted Lion Books (NY)
On the collaboration between poet Inger Hagerup and artist Paul René Gauguin
Wonderfully imagistic nonsense verse from Inger Hagerup, one of Norway's most famous 20th century poets, lavishly illustrated by Paul René Gauguin, the grandson of French post-impressionist Paul Gauguin , finally achieves international publication with the first-ever translation into English by Becky L. Crook , published by Enchanted Lion Books of Brooklyn, NY. Norwegian children have delighted over the Hagerup/Gauguin collaboration ever since the duo published their three volumes, one each decade, in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. Join Enchanted Lion publisher, Claudia Zoe Bedrick, translator Becky L. Crook, and a surprise Norwegian guesfor a lively discussion about rediscovering and translating the poems; the incredible artwork; and the collection's place of honor in Norwegian culture.
Beck L. Crook
Translator, New York
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