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Bo Bergman (6 October 1869; Stockholm – 17 November 1967; Stockholm) was a Swedish writer, literary critic and member of the Swedish Academy, sitting in Seat 12 from 1925 until his death. His works form the inspiration for works by several major Swedish composers, including: Wilhelm Stenhammar, Ture Rangström, and Karin Rehnqvist.

Bergman spent his entire working life as a postal official in Stockholm, retiring in 1933. He started writing poetry whilst working for the Swedish postal service, his first poetry anthology, Marionettema, was published in 1903. In addition to his postal duties, Bergman also worked as a literary critic for Ord och Bild from 1900 until 1904. He worked for the major newspaper, Dagens Nyheter, and he also served as a theatre critic from 1905 until 1939.

Bergman was a close friend of the pre-eminent Swedish novelist of his day, Hjalmar Söderberg, with whom he maintained an extensive correspondence extending from 1891 until Söderberg's death in 1941. Like Söderberg, Bergman's writing was heavily influenced by the decadent movement, in particular the flâneur writings of Charles Baudelaire. Bergman's early poetry is typically decadent and disillusioned, being informed by a determinist view of a changing world in which all value systems and all scientific and metaphysical processes of understanding the universe are meaningless. Marionettema, which translates as The Marionettes, supposes that the destinies of men are in the hands of a bearded old man in control of their every move. Like Söderberg, Bergman's worldview gave way to a militant brand of humanism in his later works, a reaction against the growing threat of Nazism.

Bergman is buried at the Norra begravningsplatsen.

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Total Books: 13
Quality from Customer Needs to Customer Satisfaction
2010 - Quality From Customer Needs to Customer Satisfaction (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789144059426
ISBN-10: 9144059426
Genre: Business & Money
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Kleines Brevier vom Messermachen
2006 - Kleines Brevier Vom Messermachen (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783878708612
ISBN-10: 3878708610
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Six Sigma  The Pragmatic Approach
2004 - Six Sigma the Pragmatic Approach (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9789144028033
ISBN-10: 9144028032
Genre: Business & Money
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Quality From Customer Needs To Customer Satisfaction
2004 - Quality From Customer Needs to Customer Satisfaction (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9789144041667
ISBN-10: 9144041667
Genre: Business & Money
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Messer-Scheiden selbst gemacht
2003 - Messer-scheiden Selbst Gemacht (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783878706762
ISBN-10: 3878706766
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Six Sigma
2003 - Six Sigma (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783446222946
ISBN-10: 3446222944
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Six Sigma umsetzen Die neue Qualittsstrategie fr Unternehmen
2001 - Six Sigma Umsetzen Die Neue Qualittsstrategie Fr Unternehmen (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783446216334
ISBN-10: 3446216332
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Knifemaking A Complete Guide to Crafting Knives Handles  Sheaths
Schweden-Messer
1999 - Schweden-messer (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783887464028
ISBN-10: 3887464028
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Quality From Customer Needs to Customer Satisfaction
1994 - Quality From Customer Needs to Customer Satisfaction (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780077090166
ISBN-10: 0077090160
Genre: Business & Money
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Schweden-Messer
Schweden-messer (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783878705956
ISBN-10: 3878705956
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Nazismen Som Byggherre [Swedish Edition] (Other)