Kristian Elster (born 1881)

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Kristian Elster d.y., ca 1935.

Kristian Elster (17 March 1881 – 6 November 1947) was a Norwegian novelist, literary historian, theatre critic and biographer, the son of Kristian Elster d.e.. He made his literary début in 1907 with the story collection Fortællinger. His liteary breakthrough was the novel trilogy I lære, Landeveien and Mester, published from 1911 to 1913. He wrote the two volume literary history Illustrert norsk litteraturhistorie, published in 1923–24.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beyer, Edvard; Moi, Morten. "Kristian Elster". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 16 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Hannevik, Arne. "Kristian d.y. Elster". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 16 October 2010.