Arnold Eidslott

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Arnold Olav Eidslott (born 10 June 1926) is a Norwegian poet.

He was born in Ålesund, and worked as a telegraphic engineer for the whole of his working life. Since 1986 he has been the poet laureate.

Eidslott's Christian religion has been central to his lyrics, and he has been foremost in Norwegian religious literature.[citation needed] He is a member of the Norwegian Academy for Language and Literature.[1]

Johan Kvandal's composition "Underet in three parts, is based on Eidslott's poem of the same name. The parts that have been written are: "Krusifikset blør", "Josef av Arimateas klage" and "Den tomme grav".

Bibliography[edit]

  • Vinden taler til den døve – poem (1953)
  • Vann og støv – poem (1956)
  • Kronen av røk – poem (1959)
  • Av dynd og Amazonas – poem (1963)
  • Manes – poem (1965)
  • Memento – poem (1967)
  • Elegisk om sirkus – poem (1970)
  • Ved midnatt da havet sank – poem (1971)
  • Rekviem for Lasarus – poem (1973)
  • Veien til Astapovo – poem (1976)
  • Det forlatte øyeblikk – poem (1978)
  • Den tause ambassadør – poem (1980)
  • Flukten til katakombene – poem (1982)
  • Adam imago Dei – poem (1984)
  • Dikt i utvalg – (1986)
  • Advarsel i kode – poem (1987)
  • De navnløses kor – poem (1989)
  • Under San Marcos murer – poem (1991)
  • Lyset over den dømte – poem (1993)
  • Pax Christi – poem (1995)
  • Passchendaeles ruiner – poem (1998)
  • Nettene under Kapp Horn – poem (2000)
  • Davids nøkkel – poem (2001)
  • Arameisk i Roma – poem (2002)
  • Koret over Forum Romanum – poem (2004)
  • Lyset fra Bach – poem (2006)
  • Vinden blåser dit den vil – poems (2008)
  • Postludium – poems (2012)

Prizes[edit]

Works about the poet[edit]

Asbjørn Aarnes and Helge Nordahl (ed.) (2000): "Hellig hav: om Arnold Eidslotts diktning". Oslo: Verbum.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Det Norske Akademi for Sprog og Litteratur" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy for Language and Literature. Retrieved 25 April 2009.