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critic , writer

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