Based on Knut Hamsun
's novel, Victoria highlights young love, class differences, and success against all odds.
This study of Norwegian modernism analyzes the work of three Norwegian writers: novelist Knut Hamsun
, poet Asmund Sveen, and poet Rolf Jacobsen.
In her intro she has shed some light on the background of these translations that include big Western names such as Mikhail Sholokhov, Gerd Gaiser, Marie Luise Kaschnitz, Wolfdietrich Schnurre, Knut Hamsun
and Louis Gallo.
Young Isaac Bashevis Singer, who translated Knut Hamsun
, Romain Rolland, and Gabriele d'Annunzio into Yiddish, seemingly had no knowledge whatsoever of Norwegian, French, or Italian.
Forster, Knut Hamsun
, John Keats, Arthur Rimbaud, Guillermo del Toro, and Oscar Wilde, to name just a few.
's writing is magical, his sentences are glowing, he could write about anything and make it alive.
Peter Vedal Utnes explores the problem of scientific knowledge development, addressing the Post-Positivist Concept of Thomas Kuhn, Andreas Lodemel analyses the creativity of Knut Hamsun
in the context of the outstanding Norwegian writer's understanding the border between the culture and nature and the role of the Sami people image in the interpretation of this border, the pedagogical and educational aspect of the border is analyzed in the texts of Inna Ryzhkova on internationalization of higher education and Jan Selmer Methi on the border zone as an arena of exceeding oneself, and the final chapter of the monograph is Viggo Rossvaer's meditations on Kant.
Limiting my analysis to the modern novel form, I will consider three works that I conceive as forming a continuous aesthetic, thematic and historic trajectory: Knut Hamsun
's Hunger (1890), James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916), and Henry Miller's dyptich Tropic of Cancer-Tropic of Capricorn (1934/1939).
"To pass the time," replied Knut Hamsun
. "That's what I ask myself," replied Jean Ajalbert.
Local author and Nazi sympathiser Knut Hamsun
remains a divisive figure, and the museum in Presteid dedicated to the Nobel Prize winner is just as controversial.
On May 8, Stalin's pregnant daughter congratulated him on the victory, and Nobel Prize-winning Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun
wrote that Hitler was a warrior for humanity and "a herald of the gospel of justice for all nations." That same day, mortuary workers in Berlin examined what was presumed to be Hitler's burnt corpse, while in Britain, Churchill signed an autograph for an excited child.