Rölvaag
biographical name Ole Edvart 1876-1931 American (Norwegian-born) educator & novelist

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  • Rølvaag — bzw. Rolvaag ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Karl Rolvaag (1913–1990), US amerikanischer Politiker Ole Edvart Rølvaag (1876–1931), norwegisch amerikanischer Schriftsteller Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rölvaag — [rōl′väg] Ole Edvart [ō′lē ed′värt] 1876 1931; U.S. novelist, born in Norway and writing in Norwegian …   English World dictionary

  • Rölvaag — /rohl vahg/, n. Ole Edvart /oh leuh ed vahrt/, 1876 1931, U.S. novelist and educator, born in Norway. * * * …   Universalium

  • Rölvaag — /rohl vahg/, n. Ole Edvart /oh leuh ed vahrt/, 1876 1931, U.S. novelist and educator, born in Norway …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rølvaag, Ole Edevart — (1876 1931)    A Norwegian novelist, short story writer, and essayist, Rølvaag was a native of Norway who lived in the United States while writing in Norwegian. The argument can thus be made that he belongs to both Norwegian and American… …   Historical Dictionary of Scandinavian Literature and Theater

  • Rölvaag, O E — ▪ American novelist born April 22, 1876, Dönna Island, Helgeland, Nor. died Nov. 5, 1931, Northfield, Minn., U.S.  Norwegian American novelist and educator noted for his realistic portrayals of Norwegian settlers on the Dakota prairies and of the …   Universalium

  • Rölvaag,Ole Edvart — Röl·vaag (rōlʹväg ), Ole Edvart. 1876 1931. Norwegian born American writer whose novels, especially the trilogy beginning with Giants in the Earth (1927), concern the Norwegian settlers of the American West. * * * …   Universalium

  • Rølvaag, Ole (Edvart) — born April 22, 1876, Dönna Island, Helgeland, Nor. died Nov. 5, 1931, Northfield, Minn., U.S. Norwegian born U.S. novelist and educator. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1896 and spent most of his life at St. Olaf College (Northfield, Minn.),… …   Universalium

  • Rølvaag, Ole (Edvart) — (22 abr. 1876, Dönna Island, Helgeland, Noruega–5 nov. 1931, Northfield, Minn., EE.UU.). Novelista y educador estadounidense de origen noruego. Emigró a los EE.UU. en 1896 y pasó la mayor parte de su vida en St. Olaf College (Northfield, Minn.),… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ole Edvart Rølvaag — (Rølvåg in modern Norwegian, Rolvaag in English orthography) (April 22, 1876 November 5, 1931) was an American novelist and professor who became well known for his writings regarding the Norwegian American immigrant experience. Ole Rolvaag is… …   Wikipedia

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