Knut Hamsun and His on Overgrown Paths Kakhaber Loria Tbilisi State University, Georgia ABSTRACT Knut Hamsun (–) is one of the. On Overgrown Paths () was written while the 90 year old Hamsun was waiting for the case of his alleged treason to come to court. On Overgrown Paths by Knut Hamsun, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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This edition is the first authoritative English translation of Hamsun’s last work, a work which stood at the center of the recent film Hamsun. Jan 19, Ruzica rated it really liked it Hamsuun Knut Hamsun was the greatest 20th century Norwegian novelist, winner of the Nobel Prize, and enormously beloved when the country was occupied in World War II.

A Nobel laureate deeply beloved by his countrymen, Hamsun was now reviled as a traitor–as long as his sanity was not Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It is really difficult to rate this book.

On Overgrown Paths by Knut Hamsun

And his hopes that Norway could ultimately benefit from German victories were pahhs form of patriotism, although one his fellow countrymen did not understand or believe. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The meeting ended disastrously, and after the war, Hamsun was arrested for his Nazi sympathy.

It’s quite good, but frustra This feels like an odd place to start with Knut Hamsum, but somehow I ended up with it from a used book shopping trip from years back when I picked up a stack of Green Integer Pahhs books that someone had just dropped off, and it was only in the last month that I re-visited them and came across this.


On Overgrown Paths

His love of things Germanic, and his corresponding dislike of England, which he regarded as much more imperialistic, explain some of his wartime writings, I believe. No trivia or quizzes yet. Green Integer Book 22 Paperback: At this point I stop.

It’s a very good book if you are interested in first hand facts about how author experienced the whole process, but it’s not really interesting and there is a lot of memories written as well and, to be honest, I don’t really see the point of them there, but It is really difficult to rate this book. Hamsun says he stands behind everything he said and wrote, but there is also, at moments, an obsequious, pleading, even weaseling tone uncharacteristic of Hamsun the author, but perhaps understandable given that his life was still at stake.

Hamsun is bijna 85 als het boek begint, in feite een autobiografisch relaas over zijn laatste jaren, nadat hij was gearresteerd vanwege zijn onverholen sympathie voor Hitler en zijn nazi-Duitsland.

Hamsun pursued his literary program, debuting in with the psychological novel Hunger.

Written by a 90 year old Knut Hamsun, it is a document from the time, a diary of what happened to him and which were his thoughts. Ik schrijf wat toevallige gebeurtenissen op, zo maar wat herinneri ‘God zegent alles, niet alleen maar het gewone gebabbel van de mensen dat we begrijpen.


Hoe moet je zo’n schrijver beoordelen? A passing reference to Truman — one has to remind oneself that this means, yes, President Harry Truman — shocks the reader who has by then slipped wholly into Hamsun’s timeless world. But, for what is here, it’s fantastic. No one is without fault; and it should be more ivergrown think, just to punish someone because his party has lost a war. Ovo je zadnja knjiga koju je Hamsun napisao i to u devedesetoj.

Jamsun Overgrown Paths is Hamsun’s apologia.


Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. From his first acknowledged work “Hunger” to this, his last one, the man pathx his books were unique. Would pahts like to tell us about a lower price? Hamsun wrote it to prove his sanity and it is more like a diary than an actual novel.

The young girl speaks of it with chattering teeth; the wise ant flees several yards down into the earth to get away from it all. Dec 26, Boris rated it really liked it.

Al schrijft Hamsun zelf: Write a customer review. Wat is zijn verdediging al schrijft Hamsun zelf dat hij zich niet wil verdedigen?