Øivind Bolstad

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

Øivind Bolstad
Born(1905-02-01)1 February 1905
Died7 May 1979(1979-05-07) (aged 74)
NationalityNorwegian
OccupationPlaywright, novelist
AwardsDobloug Prize

Øivind Bolstad (1 February 1905 – 7 May 1979) was a Norwegian playwright and novelist.

Bolstad was born at Vardø in Finnmark, Norway. He made his literary breakthrough with the novel Den røde begonia from 1947.[1] Bolstad published a number of short stories and narratives in both Norwegian and foreign magazines as well as a series of books and narrations.

In 1973 he became the recipient of the Dobloug Prize literature award in 1973.[2]

Selected works[edit]

  • De gylne lenker – (1945)
  • Den røde begonia – (1947)
  • Profitøren – (1947)
  • Gamle Winckels testament – (1949)
  • Spøkefuglen på Toska. Historier fra strilelandet – (1955)
  • Fortellinger og fabler – (1966)
  • Dødens tango – (1967)
  • Apassionata – r (1968)
  • Jorunn – (1969)
  • Bergensikon – (1970)
  • Sort messe – (1970)
  • Bolstad forteller – (1971)
  • Tilgi oss ikke for Helene – (1975)
  • Duell med døden – (1977)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Øivind Bolstad". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 22 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Dobloug-prisen" (in Norwegian). Forfatterportalen.no. Retrieved 22 October 2010.