Translations

Edvard Munch's texts in English

Here is a selection of Edvard Munch's texts which have been translated into English. All translations © Francesca M. Nichols

MM N 29, p. 1
MM N 29. Aphorisms related to art
MM N 30, fol. 1r
MM N 30. Notes related to art
MM N 31, p. 1
MM N 31. Notes related to art
MM N 38, p. 1
MM N 38. Aphorisms related to art
MM N 43, fol. 1r
MM N 43. Notes related to art
MM N 46, fol. 1r
MM N 46. Notes related to art and artistry
MM N 62, fol. 1r
MM N 62. Notes related to art
MM N 69, fol. 1r
MM N 69. Literary sketch. “I was walking down a road”
MM N 72, fol. 1r
MM N 72. Literary sketch. “I was walking down a road”
MM N 74, fol. 1r
MM N 74. Notes related to art
MM N 109, p. 1
MM N 109. Literary sketch. “She was a Swan”
MM N 110, p. 1
MM N 110. Literary sketch. “She was a – swan –”
MM N 122, fol. 1r
MM N 122. Notes related to art
MM N 289, p. 1
MM N 289. Literary sketch. “Danseuse espa[g]nole”
MM N 317, fol. 0r
MM N 317. The Aula pictures. Lovely Helene. Characters from the Aula pictures speak out in an imaginary rhetorical self-defence
MM N 318, fol. 1r
MM N 318. Notes related to art
MM N 415, fol. 1r
MM N 415. Ibsen and the Frieze of Life!, Towards the light –
MM N 490, p. 1
MM N 490. Literary sketch. “Time raced over the earth”
MM N 505, p. 1
MM N 505. Literary sketch. Ashes. Listen to a reading of the text
MM N 533, fol. 1r
MM N 533. Literary sketch. “I lie in the night and hear”
MM N 613, p. 1
MM N 613. Literary sketch. “Down here by the shore I feel”
MM N 614, fol. 1r
MM N 614. Literary sketch. “Deep violet, the darkness settled”
MM N 615, p. 1
MM N 615. Literary sketch. “I was walking along a road”
MM N 618, p. 1
MM N 618. Literary sketch. My Madonna. Listen to a reading of the text
MM N 620, p. 1
MM N 620. Literary sketch. “It was evening”
MM N 626, p. 1
MM N 626. Literary sketch. “I saw all the people”
MM N 630, p. 1
MM N 630. Literary sketch. Summer night –
MM N 632, p. 1
MM N 632. Literary sketch. “She was a swan –”
MM N 637, fol. 1r
MM N 637. Literary sketch. “You are taller than me”
MM N 640, p. 1
MM N 640. Literary sketch. “Inside of us are Worlds”
MM N 641, p. 1
MM N 641. Literary sketch. “She was a swan –”
MM N 643, p. 1
MM N 643. Literary sketch. The Urn
MM N 644, fol. 1r
MM N 644. Literary sketch. “I was walking along the road”
MM N 645, p. 1
MM N 645. Literary sketch. “Your countenance contains”
MM N 652, fol. 1r
MM N 652. Literary sketch. “A Bird of Prey”
MM N 654, fol. 1r
MM N 654. The white cat. A short story
MM N 656, p. 1
MM N 656. The Cat. A short story
MM N 664, fol. 1r
MM N 664. Literary sketch. By the Shore. Melancholy
MM N 665, fol. 1r
MM N 665. A tongue-in-cheek poem scattered with 'spaghetti' Latin phrases. “Oh beauteous land/ in specto nori saltro”
MM N 667, p. 1
MM N 667. Literary sketches. “When the winter sun”, The yellow house
MM N 3524, p. 2
MM N 3524. Literary sketch. “I was walking along the road”
MM T 126, fol. 44r
MM T 126, fol. 44r. Literary sketch. “A Madonna’s pallid beauty (she feels)”
MM T 329, fol. 1r
MM T 329. Drawing with literary sketch. “Your eyes are as large as half the sky”. Listen to a reading of the text
MM T 2367, p. 1
MM T 2367. Drawing with literary sketch. “I was walking along/ the road”
MM T 2547, fol. 000-A1
MM T 2547. Sketchbook. The Tree of Knowledge
MM T 2704, p. 0-R
MM T 2704. Sketchbook containing literary drafts
MM T 2734, p. 2
MM T 2734. Sketchbook. The Mad Author’s Journal
MM T 2759, fol. R
MM T 2759. Sketchbook containing literary drafts and letter drafts
MM T 2760, fol. 1r
MM T 2760. Sketchbook The Violet Journal. Listen to a reading of parts of the text
MM T 2761, fol. 1r
MM T 2761. Sketchbook The Illustrated Journal
MM T 2770, fol. 00-R
MM T 2770. Sketchbook containing literary drafts
MM T 2771, fol. 00-R
MM T 2771. Sketchbook containing literary drafts
MM T 2783, fol. 00-R
MM T 2783. Sketchbook containing literary drafts. Listen to a reading of parts of the text
MM T 2784, p. 0-R
MM T 2784. Sketchbook containing literary drafts
MM T 2785, p. 0-R
MM T 2785. Sketchbook containing literary drafts, letter drafts and lists of artworks
MM T 2800, p. 1
MM T 2800. Sketchbook containing literary drafts. Listen to a reading of parts of the text
MM T 2893, fol. 2r
MM T 2893. Sketchbook containing literary drafts
MM T 2901, p. 1
MM T 2901. Literary sketch. “Human fates are like planets”
MM T 2905, p. 2
MM T 2905. Literary sketch. “Out of the depths I raised/ my pale head”
MM T 2906, p. 1
MM T 2906. Literary sketch. When love grew!
MM T 2908, p. 1
MM T 2908. Drawing with literary sketch. “I lived down in the depths”. Listen to a reading of the text
MM UT 2, p. 528
MM UT 2. The Scream from Pour satisfaire à la curiosité manifestée [...] pp. 477–478. In: La Revue Blanche. 6 anné, tome IX, no. 60 (1895)
MM UT 3
MM UT 3. The Queen of the Mediterranean from Verdens Gang, Wednesday 11 February 1891
MM UT 13, p. 1
MM UT 13. The Origins of the Frieze of Life. Oslo 1928?
MM UT 23, p. 1
MM UT 23. The Frieze of Life. A booklet for an exhibition at Blomqvist's in 1918
MM UT 30, “Mademoiselle” no. 10
MM UT 30. The Scream in English. From Mademoiselle No. 10, New York 10 January 1896
PN 992
PN 992. The text from the back of a lithograph version of The Scream
PN 1270
PN 1270. The text from the pastel version of The Scream