Tordis Ørjasæter

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Tordis Ørjasæter
Born
Tordis Greni

(1927-03-25) 25 March 1927 (age 94)
Oslo, Norway
NationalityNorwegian
Occupationeducationalist, literary critic, biographer, novelist
Employer University of Oslo
Known forengagement in culture and literature for children
Notable work
  • Menneskenes hjerter. Sigrid Undset – en livshistorie (1993)
  • Nini Roll Anker, en kvinne i tiden (2000)
Children Elin Ørjasæter
Relatives Tore Ørjasæter (father-in-law)
Awards Brage Prize (1993)

Tordis Ørjasæter (born 25 March 1927) is a Norwegian literary critic, biographer, former professor of educational science, and novelist. She has been particularly engaged in culture and literature for children. She has written biographical works on Sigrid Undset, Selma Lagerlöf, Tove Jansson, and Nini Roll Anker. She was awarded the Brage Prize in 1993. [1] [2]

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References

  1. Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Tordis Ørjasæter". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 29 June 2010.
  2. Slapgard, Sigrun. "Tordis Ørjasæter". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 29 June 2010.