chapter  8
Leaving, Losing, Letting Go: Some Steps in Bilingual Transformations in the Work of Theodor Kallifatides
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Theodor Kallifatides was born in Greece in 1938. He moved to Sweden in 1964, learned Swedish, and received a degree in Philosophy in 1967.1 In 1969, he published a collection of poems written in Swedish. The following year he published the first of many novels, all written in Swedish. He is a prolific writer who has written short stories, plays, essays, editorials, and novels.