New book:

Landey: Afghanske vers 

(Hermes Publishing, Oslo 2020)

At the occasion of Afghanistan's Independence Day, August 19th, 2020, Hermes Publishing releases a ​book of Afghan popular poetry, known as "Landey".


In this book, the Norwegian poet Erling Kittelsen, in collaboration with Parkha Atal and Dewa Wolasmal Babakarkhail, presents translations of a number of Landey poems – primarily collected in Afghanistan by the Norwegian linguist Georg Morgenstierne (1892–1978).

The book is an outcome of the Norwegian Institute of Philology's Landey Project.

Copies of the book  can be ordered from Hermes Publishing.

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