Rifbjerg, Klaus (Thorvald)

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RIFBJERG, Klaus (Thorvald)

RIFBJERG, Klaus (Thorvald). Danish, b. 1931. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Novels, Poetry. Career: Poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, and journalist. Film director in Denmark, 1955-57; critic and columnist in Copenhagen, Denmark, for newspapers Information, 1955-57, Politiken (daily), 1959-70, and NB!; coeditor of the Danish literary magazine Vindrosen, c. 1959-64; Gyldendal Publishers, Copenhagen, literary director, 1984-91. Member of board of directors of Information, 1991, and Gyldendal Publishers, 1992. Owner of a gourmet restaurant in Copenhagen, 1976-82. Publications: IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Udviklinger: Et skuespil for fire jazz-musikere, fire skuespillere og lille teater (two-act play), trans. by P. Shaw as Developments: A Play for Four Jazz Musicians, Four Actors, and a Little Theater, 1965; Anna (jeg) Anna (novel), 1969, trans. by A. Taylor as Anna, I, Anna, 1982; Selected Poems, trans. by N. Christensen and A. Taylor, 1976, 3rd ed. 1985; De hellige aber (novel), 1981, trans. by S. Murray as Witness to the Future, 1987; Krigen (poems), 1992, trans. by S. Murray and T. Nunally as War, 1995. Also author of works in Danish. Address: Gyldendal Publishers, 3 Klareboderne, 1001 Copenhagen, Denmark. Online address: [email protected]