Björnson[byûrnˈsən], Bjrnstjerne 1832-1910.
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, Bjrnstjerne 1832-1910.
Norwegian writer who sought to revive the literary language and character of Norway. His works include the novel The Fisher Girl (1868) and the epic poem Arnljot Gelline (1870). He won the 1903 Nobel Prize for literature.