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Horace Engdahl

Horace Engdahl, Swedish critic, writer. Recipient Tegner prize, 1987. Served to lieutenant Swedish Army, 1967-1968.

Background

  • Engdahl, Horace was born on December 30, 1948 in Karlskrona, Sweden. Son of Roland and Ann-Marie (Jonsson) Engdahl.

  • Education

    • Candidate in philosophy, University Stockholm, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Stockholm, 1987.

    Career

    • Amanuensis department literature history University Stockholm, 1970-1974, assistant professor Institute for English-Speaking Students, 1975-1980. Literature critic Expressen (daily newspaper), Stockholm, 1980-1982. Literature critic, dance critic Dagens Nyheter (daily newspaper), 1982-1998.

      Elected to Swedish Academy, 1997. Permanent secretary Swedish Academy, since 1999.

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant Swedish Army, 1967-1968.

    Connections

    • father: Roland Engdahl
    • mother: Ann-Marie (Jonsson) Engdahl
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    Born December 30, 1948
    (age 68)
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    • 1970
      University Stockholm
    • 1987
      University Stockholm
    • 1980 - 1982
      literature critic Expressen (daily newspaper)
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1982 - 1998
      literature critic

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