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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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Ook in dit boek, zijn laatste, blijkt dat. You get a real sense of proud sorrow, and pride in his country. As this book reveals, however, Hamsun was anything by mentally disturbed. Focused on nature, and on the writer; at times sad, other times defiant.

The meeting ended disastrously, and after the war, Hamsun was arrested for his Nazi sympathy. Hamsun was and is considered the premier Norwegian novelist of the last century, hamsum his support for the nazi regime felt, it seems, much like a betrayal. A Nobel laureate deeply beloved by his countrymen, Hamsun was now reviled as a traitor–as long as his sanity was not It’s a A different beast than the other Hamsun novels I’ve read. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

How can we consider Hiroshima and Nagasaki? While waiting for hamsnu postponed trail, he started writing this book in order to tell the truth.


Knut Hamsun” in French. Like everything in life, it is convoluted, muddled and riddled with contradiction — a book well worth tracking down and reading.

Retrieved from ” https: This book is a masterpiece of memories, failures, and reconciliation.

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Write a customer review. Hij was notoir tegen het Britse imperialisme, ook dat dreef hem in de richting van het Germaanse Rijk.

Showing of 3 reviews. Apr 08, Manheim Wagner rated it it was amazing. Once the war ended, Hamsun and we can’t forget his wife, who may have been more pro-Nazi, became ready targets for the mood of vengeance that naturally grabbed hold of a formerly occupied country. I suppose it’s my own fault for hoping that he would write about his actions during the war – from what I can tell he never did – but I did expect that, and as such I did not like this as much as I probably should have.

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overyrown A Nobel laureate deeply beloved by his countrymen, Hamsun was now reviled as a traitor—as long as his sanity was not called into question.

Hamsun i psihijatar dr Langfeldt. It is just unbelievable that it is written by a 90 year old man, whom when he died inwith this book left his final footprint, in history and in literature. Account Options Sign in. Written during his trial, On Overgrown Paths is a lucid memoir that evokes Hamsun’s earlier prose of Hunger.

During the war, however, his wife, a supporter of Quisling and the Nazis, traveled across the country reading from his work, particularly Growth of the Soilwhich seemed to support notions of agrarian return by a superior Aryan peasant class. It’s an interesting read. Fortunately i have forgotten the injustices,that he had to suffer in the final part of the book too. Want een groot schrijver, dat is Hamsun.


Written while in police custody after WWII for his outspoken Nazi sympathies and support of the Quisling government during the German occupation of Norway, Wat is zijn verdediging al schrijft Hamsun zelf dat hij zich niet wil verdedigen? I was really moved from his lonely thinking and his considerations in the hospital,in the silence and in front of the contempt of the nurses,or during the outside walkings and the rare meetings with someone.

And his hopes that Norway could ultimately benefit from German victories were a form of patriotism, although one his fellow countrymen did not understand or believe.


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Feb 24, Ronald Morton rated it really liked it. However, the psychiatric report declared him to be sane, but concluded that his mental faculties were “permanently impaired.

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