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Hamsun

Knut, , pen name of Knut Pedersen. 1859-- 1952, Norwegian novelist, whose works include The Growth of the Soil (1917): Nobel prize for literature 1920
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Consistent to the end in his antipathy to modern Western culture, Hamsun supported the Germans during their occupation of Norway in World War II.
The completed Hamsun Centre must seem something of a fairytale for Steven Holl Architects, given that it was awarded the commission in 1994.
For Knut Hamsun, as you note in Le Complexe de Caliban, the writer's work is to examine the contradictions inside the human psyche; for Sartre, it is to engage politically in the world.
Today Hamsun is little known or read in the English world and remains a deeply problematic presence in his homeland.
Von Sydow's Hamsun convincingly portrays weariness.
Como pasatiempo, durante mi convalecencia habia comenzado a releer los viejos y pesados libros de los rusos Tolstoi, Pushkin, Gogol y Dostoievski, y de repente recorde que Knut Hamsun (Nobel noruego 1925) durante su vida adulta colgaba un retrato de precisamente Dostoievski en su estudio.
Boccaccio, Petronius, Rabelais, Whitman, Emerson, Thoreau Maeterlinck, Romain Rolland, Plotinus, Heraclitus, Nietzsche Dostoievsky (and other Russian writers of the Nineteenth Century), the ancient Greek dramatists, the Elizabethan dramatists (excluding Shakespeare), Theodore Dreiser, Knut Hamsun, D.
Habria que anadir, como refiere Lucia Guerra en el prologo de las Obras completas de Bombal, que las paginas de Christian Andersen (infancia), Selma Lagerlof (adolescencia) y Knut Hamsun (madurez), en las distintas etapas de la vida, tuvieran resonancias en su escritura.
The quote from Sigrid Combuchen's biographical study of Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun both does and does not apply to her wonderfully
Bad translations, his similarity to Dickens and Lawrence, and his support for Nazism in his native Norway are among the reasons suggested to explain why Hamsun (1859-1952) has never been popular in English speaking countries, says Lyngstad (emeritus English, New Jersey Institute of Technology).
Throughout the novel Hamsun and his narrator excoriate the banal mediocrity of city life and dismiss artistic and intellectual activity that alienates the individual from the glorious intimacies of rural life.