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Knut Hamsun

Dreamer & Dissenter

; Erik Skuggevik (Oversetter) ; Deborah Dawkin (Oversetter)

Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun (1859-1952), winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1920, was both a brilliant and controversial man. This biography offers a nuanced account of this morally ambiguous man. Les mer
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Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun (1859-1952), winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1920, was both a brilliant and controversial man. This biography offers a nuanced account of this morally ambiguous man. Drawing on Hamsun's extraordinary private archives and on his psychoanalyst's notes, it delves into Hamsun's personal life and character.
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Forlag: Yale University Press
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Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9780300123562
Format: 396 x 594 cm
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List of Illustrationsviii
Prefacex
Part I




Before the Iron Nights

3




The Expulsion

4




The Chosen One

10




A Shock

14




Off to America

20




Writing for Dear Life

24




An Undiscovered Genius

27




A Sense of Clarity

31




The Fractional Workings of the Soul

34




The Moment of Triumph

38




Posturing

41




Divine Madness

46




Seducer and Poet

50
Part II




Death to the Prophets!

57




The Sphinx with No Riddle

62




A Charlatan Takes Flight

65




A Literary Thief

68




A Parisian Tour

72




Longing for Edvarda

77




I Beat Ibsen to the Ground

80




Lies

85




Fever-Free

89




Journeying East

93




Prodigal Son – Failed Husband

97




I Shall Spit in God's Eye

99




The Break-Up of Two Unions

104




A Happy House in the Forest?

110




Away from the City

116
Part III




My Only Love on This Earth

121




There Is No Such Things as Harmony

124




Let the Dirt of City Life Go

129




Bjornson's Throne Is Vacant

132




Putting Down Roots

135




Just Hysteria and Nerves

140




The View from the Hotel

144




War and Murder

149




Myriads of Characters

151




Full Control – But at What Price?

154




I Must Be Rid of This Farm

156




I Am Not Happy in the City

158




A Paradise on Earth

162




Master of Norholm

165




How We All Struggle

167




Hell Is the City

172




Friends and Enemies in Stockholm

176




To Stockholm with a New Dress

178




Come, Death!

182




Success and Anxiety

184




The Balancing Artist

187




The Wizard's Cold Artistry

190




A Giant Buys Himself

192




Eternal Conflict

196
Part IV




A New Spring?

201




I Shall Write Like a Young Man Again

206




Old Man's Prattle?

211




A Literary Emperor

214




Greatness, What Is That?

218




A Red Streak

223




A Convalescent in Search of Reconciliation

225




A Romantic

228




'Wilkommen, Knut Hamsun!'

229




When the Author Opens Up

234




The World Has Come to the End of the Road

236




Hidden Romance

238




Prostrate before the Incarnation of Power

240




Father and Son in Goebbels's Clasp

243




At the Gates of the Kingdom

246




I Feel Sympathy for the Jew Too

251




I Feel I Am Decaying

255




To Win or Perish

258




I Bring Greetings from Hamsun

259
Part V




Nothing but Reality

265




Yes or No, Herr Reichskommissar!

269




Even If Hitler Himself Invited Me

272




The Web of Destiny

276




He Shall Succeed

279




You Understand Nothing!

282




A Defeated Devotee

286




We Will See Nothing But Destruction Now!

289




The End of the Future

292




I Plead Not Guilty

295




The Stakes in the 'Hamsun Case'

298




The Unshakeable Writer

301




The Clinic

303




Battles and Treacheries

306




A Necessary Diagnosis

309




A Frozen Tap

311




We Have Sinned So Greatly!

314




My Conscience Is Clear!

318




A Glimmer of Hope?

321




Strange to Be a Dead Man before I Am Dead

327




The Lion's Claw

331




A Suicide Mission

333




...But No Martyr

336




She Came with the Spring

338
Notes343
Bibliography361
Index365
Ingar Sletten Kolloen won the Norwegian Readers' Award 2004 for this biography. He has worked as publisher, journalist, commentator, and editor for a number of newspapers. He lives in Norway.