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Per Olov Enquist: Selected Bibliography, and Critical Resources in English
Compiled by Ross Shideler

This bibliography appeared in the 2004 Supplement.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Kristallögat (1961). All books are published in Stockholm by Norstedts unless otherwise indicated.

Färdvägen (1963).

Magnetisörens femte vinter (1964); translated by Paul Britten Austin as The Magnetist’s FifthWinter. London: Quartet, 1989.

Sextiotalskritik: En antologi redigerad av Per Olov Enquist (1966).

Hess (1966).

Legionärerna: En roman om baltutlämningen (1968). Translated by Alan Blair as The Legionnaires: A Documentary Novel. New York: Delacorte Press, 1973. Johan Bergenstråhle’s film Baltutlämningen (1970) is based on Enquist’s novel and he collaborated on the filmscript.

Sekonden (1971; revised edition 1972).

Katedralen i München och andra berättelser (1972).

Berättelser frän de inställda upprorens tid (1974).

Tribadernas natt: Ett skådespel från 1899 (1975); translated by Ross Shideler as The Night of theTribades: A Play from 1889 New York: Hill & Wang, 1977; revised edition, New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1978.

Chez-Nous: Bilder från svenskt församlings liv (1976); Co-authored with AndersEhnmark.

Musikanternas uttåg (1978); translated by Joan Tate as The March of the Musicians. London: Collins,1985.

Mannen på trottoaren (1979); co-authored with Anders Ehnmark.

Till Fedra (1980).

En triptyk: Tribadernas natt, Till Fedra, Från regnormarnas liv (1981).

Doktor Mabuses nya testamente: En detekivroman från seklets slut (1982); co-authored with Anders Ehnmark.

Strindberg: Ett liv (1984).

Nedstörtad ängel (1985); translated by Anna Paterson as Downfall: A Love Story (London: Quartet, 1986).

Två reportage om idrott (1986).

Protagoras sats: På spaning efter det politiska förnuftet. (1987); co-authored with Anders Ehnmark).

I lodjurets timma (1988); published in Danish as I min morfars hus, 1988); translated by Ross Shideler as The Hour of the Lynx (London: Forest Books, 1990).

Kapten Nemos bibliotek (1991); translated by Anna Paterson as Captain Nemo’s Library (London: Quartet, 1992).

Dramatik: Tribadernas natt. Till Fedra. Från regnormarnas liv. I lodjurets timma. (1992).

Kartritarna (1992).

Tre Pjäser: Magisk cirkel, Tupilak, Maria Stuart (1994).

Hamsun: en film berättelse av Per Olov Enquist (1996). This script was the basis for Jan Troell’s film Hamsun (1996).

Bildmakarna. (1998.)

Livläkarens besök. (1999); translated by Tiina Nunnally as The Royal Physician’s Visit (New York: Overlook Press, 2001).

Lewis Resa (2001; translation by Tiina Nunnally forthcoming, Overlook Press, 2004 or 2005.)

De tre grottornas berg (Stockholm: Raben & Sjögren, 2003)

Boken om Blanche och Marie (2004; translation by Tiina Nunnally forthcoming, Overlook Press, 2005 or 2006.)

SELECTED CRITICAL RESOURCES IN ENGLISH

* Each article marked with an asterisk was published in the volume edited by Poul Houe and Sven Rossel in 1997.

*Gunilla Anderman. “The Night of the Tribades: Fact and Fiction in Grez-sur-Loing.” Documentarism in Scandinavian Literature. Internationale Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft 18. Eds. Poul Houe and Sven Rossel. Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi, 1997: 148-154.

Marilyn Johns Blackwell. “Enquist’s Legionärerna: A Plea for the Necessity of Fiction.” Scandinavica 22 2 (1983):129-140.

– “Ideology and Specularity in Per Olov Enquist’s Tribadernas natt.” Scandinavian Studies 67 (1995): 196-215.

Thomas Bredsdorff. The rhetoric of the documentary: Per Olov Enquist and Scandinavian documentary literature. Minneapolis: Center for Nordic Studies, U of Minnesota, 1993.

*Jean Marie Bretagne. “The Lost Balance in Per Olov Enquist’s Documentary
Narratives.” 1997: 135-138.

Christensen, Erik M. “Hans Christian Andersen as a Religious Fastboiler in Per Olov Enquist.” Hans Christian Andersen: A Poet in Time. Eds. Johan de Mylius, Aage Jorgensen, and Viggo Hjornager Pedersen. Odense: Odense UP, 1999: 137-148.

Christensen, Peter G. “The Treatment of Mesmerism in Per Olov Enquist’s Magnetisörens femte vinter.” Scandinavian-Canadian Studies/Etudes Scandinaves au Canada 6 (1993): 27-46.

*Ekselius, Eva. “Melancholy and the Loss off a Metaphysical Order in Per Olov Enquist’s Novels and Plays.” 1997: 139-47.

Nylander, Lars. “The Celestial Harp: Voices of Desire and Jouissance in Per Olov Enquist’s Downfall.” Literature and Psychology. 46 3 (2000): 14-42.

Ross Shideler. Per Olov Enquist: A Critical Study. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood, 1984.

– “Putting together the puzzle in Per Olov Enquist’s Sekonden,” Scandinavian Studies 49 (1977): 311-329.

– “The Swedish Short Story: Per Olov Enquist” Scandinavian Studies 49.1 (1977): 241-262.

– “Per Olov Enquist’s Hess” Scandinavica 22 (1983): 5-14.

–* “Zola and the Problem of the Objective Narrator in Per Olov Enquist and Per Christian Jersild.” 1997: 120-134.

Stecher-Hansen, Marianne. “Whose Hamsun? Author and Artifice: Knut Hamsun, Thorkild Hansen and Per Olov Enquist.” Edda 3 (1999):245-51.

Syrehn, Gunnar. “The Translator of ‘Otherness’ in Per Olov Enquist’s View of Strindberg in The Night of the Tribades.” August Strindberg and the Other: New Critical Approaches. Eds. Poul Houe, Sven Rossel, Göran Stockenström. Amsterdam: Rodopi 2002: 167-76.

*Egil Törnqvist. “Playwright on Playwright: Per Olov Enquist’s Strindberg and Lars Noren’s O’Neill.” 1997: 155-164.

– “Translating Docudrama: Per Olov Enquist’s Tribadernas natt in English and French.” Tijdschrift voor Skandinavistiek. 19 1 (1998): 128-48.

Vinten-Johansen, Peter. “Straddling the Pale: P.O. Enquist’s Från regnormarns liv as Documentary Literature.” Studies in German and Scandinavian Literature after 1500. Eds. James A Parente Jr & Richard Erich. Schade. Columbia, SC: Camden House. 1993.

*Pascale Voilley. “An Evening with Per Olov Enquist: September 3, 1994.” 1997: 107-119.