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The page of Karlfeldt, Erik Axel, English biography

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Karlfeldt, Erik Axel
(Erik Axel Eriksson)


Erik Axel Karlfeldt (July 20, 1864 – April 8, 1931) was a Swedish poet whose highly symbolist poetry masquerading as regionalism was popular and won him the Nobel Prize in Literature posthumously in 1931. It has been rumored that he had been offered, but declined, the award already in 1919.

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