Lundbye, Vagn 1933–

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LUNDBYE, Vagn 1933–

PERSONAL:

Born November 22, 1933, in Vanløse, Denmark; son of Axel Emil Bernhard and Else Kjærsgaard Lundbye; married, October 28, 1995; children: Kaare, Camilla, Sune Oliver, Laura Emilie.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Rudkøbing, Denmark.

CAREER:

Danish Army, career officer, 1953-70, retiring as captain; currently writer and editor.

AWARDS, HONORS:

State Foundation for the Arts, grant, 1969, lifetime grant, 1980—; critics' prize, 1978, for Tilbage til Anholt; Danish Academy, Beatrice Prize, 1991, grand prize, 2002; critics' prize from an international poetry festival in Criova, Romania, 1992; Albert Dam Prize, Danish Writers Union, 2000.

WRITINGS:

Signalement (novel; title means "The Description"), Berg (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1966.

Mørkespil (novel), Berg (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1967.

Roman, Berg (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1968.

Nico, Berg (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1969.

(Editor) Helene S. Andersen, Texter fra slutningen af 60erne: Prosaantologi, Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1969.

Smukke tabere, Berg (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1970.

Her ligger min yucca frugt: Shi-Go-Sh-K'anni-Sidja, Berg (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1972.

Alt er liv: En samling om det indianske menneske (nonfiction), two volumes, Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1976.

Digte 1977 (poetry), Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1977.

Anholttrilogien (novels; title means "The Anholt Trilogy"), Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), Volume 1: Tilbage til Anholt, 1978, Volume 2: Halfisken, 1982, Volume 3: Den store by, 1982.

Langelandsk fodrejse (nonfiction), illustrated by Per Kirkeby, Brøndum (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1979.

(Editor, with Poul Vad, and contributor) Den Lodrette bestæn: En bog om Albert Dam og hans forfatterskab, Gyldendal (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1980.

(Editor, with Per Højholt and Jens Smærup Sørensen) Spurvens vilje: Om natur og digtning, Arkiv for ny litteratur (Viborg, Denmark), 1980.

Fra verdens begyndelse: Dage med Alaskas hvaler, Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1982.

Dødedans (poetry), Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1983.

Omkom 79' fjorden: Tragedien på Danmarkekspeditionen, 1906-08 (nonfiction), illustrated by Poul Gernes, Brøndum (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1984.

Mytologisk rejse i et grønlandsk landskab (nonfiction), illustrated by Aka Høegh, Brøndum (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1985.

Alvidende fortællere (stories; title means "Omniscient Storytellers"), Borgen Forlaget Copenhagen, Denmark), 1986.

Hjemkomster: Dødelige optegnelser om indianere, kloge koner, faldne engle, menneskeaber, hvaler, afgrunde og andre berusede øjeblikke (nonfiction; title means "Homecomings"), Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1987.

Arilds tid: Roman i tre dele (fiction), Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1988.

(With Inger Christensen) Syv fortællinger om skæbnen (short stories), Brøndum (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1988.

Næsehornsdigte (title means "Rhinoceros Poems"), Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1990.

Palidromos, eller, Colombos sidste rejse (novel; title means "Palindrome"), Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1991.

Indianske skyggebilleder: Nordamerikanske indianere i det 19. århundrede, Hernov (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1992.

(With Hans Alfredson) September fortællingerne (title means "September Tales"), Brøndum (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1993, new edition with illustrations by Palle Nielsen, 1993.

Lundbyes dyrefabler (poetry; title means "Lundbye's Animal Fables"), music by Irene Becker, Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1994.

Udflugt med Billie (novel), Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1994.

Julidøde (short stories), Hernov (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1995.

Syngende sten, Hernov (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1995.

(Translator) Markoosie, Harpunjægeren (title means "Harpoon of the Hunter"), illustrated by Høegh, Hernov (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1995.

Kvinde og natur: Barnlige optegnelser om livet, døden og kærligheden, illustrated by John Olsen, Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1997.

Det lille bjerg og den afskyelige snemand, Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1998.

(Editor) Lad ikke solen go ned: 13 nye fortællinger af 13 danske digtere, Vindrose (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1998.

Syv vidnesbyrd om vor Herre Jesu Kristi latter (short stories; title means "Seven Testimonies to the Laughter of Our Lord Jesus Christ"), Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 1999.

Dyrejcg (title means "Animal-ego"; includes "Proposal for a Declaration of Great Ape Rights"), Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 2000.

Trefoldighedsbarn (fiction), Borgen Forlaget (Copenhagen, Denmark), 2002.

(With Per Kirkeby and Keld Zeruneith) Tilbage til Island (title means "Return to Iceland"), 2006.

Omkom 79' fjorden (title means "Died in 79' Fjord"), 2006.

Other writings include Poems 1977 and Den indianske tanke (title means "The Indian Mind").

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

online

LitteraturNet,http://www.litteraturnet.dk/ (November 5, 2006), Author Profile: Vagn Lundbye.

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