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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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. Was hij overleden toen hij, zeg 71 jaar oud was wat ook een respectabele leeftijd geweest zou zijndan was het geweest, en had die hele geschiedenis van zijn sympathie voor de nazi’s hem nooit achtervolgd.

On Overgrown Paths by Knut Hamsun

Ik zat alleen in mijn kamer, uitsluitend aangewezen op mijzelf. Aug 21, Kevin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Or the bombing of Dresde and many other german and italian towns? This one is introspective, personal and. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Growth of the Soil Penguin Classics. Explore the Home Gift Guide. It is a sad and tragic book filled with pained sorrow of an old man, great in stature and contribution, but completely out of touch with his own time. There is an inspiring simplicity to the way as an old man he finds ways to tap back into forc Hamsun proudly proving he could still be Hamsun – following the drift of his mind from current events to childhood memories to an encounter with a barefoot wanderer to being reinvigorated by feminine beauty with humor, concision, and wide-openness – even though he was in his 80’s and mostly deaf, going blind, and incarcerated in a hospital and an old folks’ home for working too closely with the Nazis.


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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Wat is zijn verdediging al schrijft Hamsun zelf dat hij zich niet wil verdedigen? From his first acknowledged work “Hunger” to this, his last one, the man and his books were unique.

In doing so, Hamsun takes us overgrrown some of his memories of his earlier life, while offering an apologia for his involvement with the National Socialist Party. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Nov 06, Josh Mings rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thus may the ordinary Western European look at Adolf Hitler.

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This book touched my heart profoundly. Even though this book’s main purpose was showing his innocence, he never forgot to describe the beauty of natures and make humors. Please try again later. Hamsun wrote it to prove his sanity and it is more like a diary than an actual novel.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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 ovedgrown. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

As this book reveals, however, Hamsun was anything by pahs disturbed.

No, that is not all; snow and winter are evil to me. Hamsun i knjiga “Po zaraslim stazama”. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

And especially then if he is so old. Dec 26, Boris rated it really liked it. His use of language and description is incredible, and his passages about aging – especially those that focus on his hsmsun senses – are especially poignant.

He insisted that the intricacies of the human mind ought to be the main object of modern literature, to describe the “whisper of the blood, and the pleading of the bone marrow”. Esencial para comprender la vida y obra de este maravilloso autor. Jan 19, Ruzica rated it really liked it Shelves: It is a sad and tragic book filled with pained sorrow of an old man, great in stature and contribution, but completely out of touch with his own time.

Feb 21, Sonicrob rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hamsun won WW2 with this.