Sigurd Christiansen

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

Sigurd Christiansen
Born(1891-11-17)17 November 1891
Drammen, Norway
Died23 October 1947(1947-10-23) (aged 55)
Drammen
NationalityNorwegian
Occupationnovelist and playwright
Notable work
To levende og en død (1931)
AwardsGyldendal's Endowment (1940)

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 three films: Norwegian,[1] Czechoslovak and British-Swedish.

Christiansen was awarded Gyldendal's Endowment in 1940.

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

Works

  • Seieren (1915)
  • Thomas Hergel (1917}
  • Vort eget liv (1918)
  • Offerdøden : skuespil i fire akter (1919)
  • Døperen (1921)
  • Blodet (1923)
  • 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

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