Karin Boye

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Birthday
26, 1900
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Apr 24, 1941 (40)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1900
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Apr 24, 1941 (40)

About

Swedish poet and novelist known for her poetry collection "Clouds" and her novels Kris (Crisis) and Kallocain. Her most famous poem is "Yes, of course it hurts".

Before Fame

She attended Uppsala University from 1921 to 1926 and published her first poetry in 1922.

Trivia

Her novel Kallocain was made into a film in 1981.

Family Life

She was married to Leif Björck from 1928 to 1932 and then became involved with Margot Hanel, whom she stayed with for the rest of her life.

Associated With

She translated the work of T.S. Eliot and was credited with introducing him to Sweden.