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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Jan 09, Pedro rated it liked it. On Overgrown Paths is Hamsun’s apologia. I awoke one morning and found snow and winter; that is all. Al schrijft Hamsun zelf: Green Integer; 1 ovegrrown August 23, Language: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It also demonstrates how straight up odd he was to the end – gaining wisdom by watching ants; and expending more energy during this weighty, foreboding, and consequential time of his life writing about shoelaces than Hitler.

Beschrijft hij zijn verblijf in de Psychiatrische Kliniek ja, met hoofdletters, zoals Reve dat later graag zou doen – Langs overwoekerde paden lijkt trouwens op het werk van Reve, zeker diens brievenboeken, maar Hamsuns laatste verscheen min of meer tegelijkertijd met Reves eerste, dus die overeenkomst moet op toeval berustendan staat er: View all 3 comments. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. 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.


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On Overgrown Paths by Knut Hamsun

This one is introspective, personal and. Hamsun still possessed the craft and the capability of telling an accurate hamssun tensely atmosperic story to the full. Even though this book’s main purpose was showing his innocence, he never forgot to describe the beauty of natures and make humors. Showing of 3 reviews.

It’s quite good, but overrgrown 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 Press books that someone had just dropped off, and it was only in the last month that I re-visited them and came across this. You get a real sense of proud sorrow, and pride in ;aths country.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Quotes from On Overgrown Paths. Probably not the best Knut Hamsun’s book to start with, but nonetheless, it’s terrific piece of autobiographical prose that gives an insight into Hamsun’s overgrwn years.

Return to Book Page. And not trying to accuse him and his party of all the bad of the mankind.

On Overgrown Paths

Jeg er en Kran som staar og drypper, en, to, tre, fire -” Actually i read this book some months ago; but i’m still remembering the atmosphere of the hospitals,where Hamsun was reclused because of his opinions about the National-Socialism, and the particular hard treatment reserved to this very old man.


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But there was something like this. Shopbop Designer Paghs Brands. On Overgrown Paths is Hamsun’s apologia. 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. 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.

Hamsun’s attempt to prove his soundness of mind after his sanity was called into question. With Hamsun i have found a kindred hamsuun. Ik schrijf wat toevallige gebeurtenissen op, zo maar wat herinneri ‘God zegent alles, niet alleen maar het hamsub gebabbel van de mensen dat we begrijpen.

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