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Göran Malmqvist

Swedish linguist and sinologist, Member of the Swedish Academy

Nils Göran David Malmqvist (6 June 1924 – 17 October 2019)[1][2] was a Swedish linguist, literary historian, sinologist and translator. He worked for seven years at the Australian National University in Canberra during the 1950s.

Göran Malmqvist
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Born
Nils Göran David Malmqvist

(1924-06-06)6 June 1924
Died17 October 2019(2019-10-17) (aged 95)
Stockholm, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
Alma materStockholm University
Scientific career
FieldsAncient Chinese history, literature
InstitutionsAustralian National University
Stockholm University
Doctoral advisorBernhard Karlgren

During the 1970s, he was also working on the translation of the over thousand page picaresque novel Shui Hu zhuan. The Swedish title is Berättelser från träskmarkerna (Tales from the swamps) and the work appeared in four volumes between 1976 and 1979.

Malmqvist was elected to the Swedish Academy on 11 April 1985 and admitted on 20 December 1985.

BibliographyEdit

  • Det förtätade ögonblicket: T’ang-lyrik (1965)
  • Problems and methods in Chinese linguistics (1964)
  • Han phonology and textual criticism (1963)
  • Gunnar Martins samling av kinesisk och japansk litteratur (1947)
  • 111 nykinesiska satsmönster (1973)
  • Nykinesisk grammatik (1973)
  • Kinesiska är inte svårt (1974)
  • Nykinesisk fonetik (1974)
  • Nykinesiska satsmönster (1981)
  • Vägar till Kina: Göran Malmqvist 60 år (1984)
  • Henry Olsson: Inträdestal i Svenska akademien (1985)
  • Bernhard Karlgren: Ett forskarporträtt (1995)
  • Nio röster från Taiwan: Modern kinesisk poesi (1999)
  • Haiku för ros och oros skull (2002)
  • Strövtåg i svunna tider (2005)
  • Guldfisken som älskar att sjunga Mozart (2013)

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.sydsvenskan.se/2019-10-18/akademiledamoten-goran-malmqvist-dod
  2. "Akademiledamoten Göran Malmqvist är död". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). 18 October 2019. Retrieved 18 October 2019.