Jangfeldt, Bengt

Bengt Jangfeldt, b. 1948, is an author and associate professor of Slavonic languages. His biography on Axel Munthe, Axel Munthe: The Road to San Michele, was published in 2003 and won the Swedish Academy’s prize for biography. A further large-scale biography, Mayakovksy, about the myth-garlanded Russian poet Mayakovsky, was published in 2007 and was awarded the prestigious August-prize for the best Non-fiction title of the year.