Jorgenson, Theodore (1894–1971),
literature historian, translator, USA.
Theodore Jorgenson, born 1894 in Norway, died 1971.
Migrated in 1911 to the U.S.A. Professor 1925-1966 of Norwegian at
St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota. In 1946 he was a nominee
for the U.S. senate (democratic farmer-labor). His papers (43 boxes
and 7 volumes) are kept as item P70 in the archives of the
Norwegian-American Historical Association (see links).
Works and Translations
- The cultural development of the Norwegian people. An
- History of Norwegian literature, Minneapolis, 1931; New
- Norway's relation to Scandinavian unionism, 1935
- Min bror Jörund
- Ole Edvart Rölvaag, a biography, 1939
- Banner, periodical, 1942-1944
- Norwegian-English school dictionary, 1943; revised edition 1955
- Henrik Ibsen, a study in art and personality, 1945
- Henrik Ibsen. Life and Drama, 1945
- Ibsen journal, 1953
- Peter Dass, The Trumpet of Nordland and Other Masterpieces of
Norwegian Poetry from the Period 1250-1700, St. Olaf College Press, 1954
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