Sigurd Christiansen

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Sigurd Christiansen (17 November 1891 – 23 October 1947) was a Norwegian novelist and playwright. He made his literary debut with the novel Seierherrene in 1915.

His literary breakthrough was the trilogy Indgangen (1925), Sverdene (1927) and Riket (1929).

His novel To levende og en død (1931) won first prize in a competition, and was later made into a film.[1]

Christiansen was awarded Gyldendal's Endowment in 1940.

He was born and died in Drammen, Norway.[2]

Works[edit]

  • Seieren (1915)
  • Offerdøden : skuespil i fire akter (1919)
  • Døperen (1921)
  • Indgangen (1925)
  • Edmund Jahr (1926)
  • Sverdene (1927)
  • Riket (1929)
  • To levende og en død (1931)
  • En reise i natten (1931)
  • Dydens have (1932)
  • Agner i stormen (1933)
  • Drømmen og livet (1935) (trilogy Jørgen Wendt 1)
  • Det ensomme hjerte (1938) (trilogy Jørgen Wendt 2)
  • Mannen fra bensinstasjonen (1941)
  • Menneskenes lodd (1945) (trilogy Jørgen Wendt 3)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hans H. Skei (2007). "Sigurd_Wesley_Christiansen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 28 February 2009. 
  2. ^ IMDb