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Hamsun, Knut 1859-1952

Works: 1,881 works in 8,209 publications in 55 languages and 50,666 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Short stories  History  Love stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Creator, Author of introduction, Recipient, Correspondent
Classifications: PT8950.H3, 839.8236
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Growth of the soil by Knut Hamsun( Book )

523 editions published between 1655 and 2014 in 28 languages and held by 3,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic novel of man and nature that won its author the Nobel Prize in Literature-the first new English translation since the novel's original publication ninety years ago
Hunger by Knut Hamsun( Book )

416 editions published between 1890 and 2014 in 34 languages and held by 3,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a moment-by-moment internal monologue, the novel portrays the profound anguish of a struggling writer facing the possibility of death in a world indifferent to his existence
Mysteries by Knut Hamsun( Book )

252 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in 20 languages and held by 2,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mysteries is the story of Johan Nielson Nagel, a mysterious stranger who suddenly turns up in a small Norwegian town one summer - and just as suddenly disappears. Nagel is a complete outsider, a sort of modern Christ treated in a spirit of near parody. He condemns the politics and thought of the age, brings comfort to the "insulted and injured," and gains the love of two women suggestive of the biblical Mary and Martha. But there is a sinister side of him: in his vest he carries a vial of prussic acid."--Jacket
Pan : from Lieutenant Thomas Glahn's papers by Knut Hamsun( Book )

306 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in 35 languages and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1894, Knut Hamsun's PAN recounts Thomas Glahn's retrospective narrative of his life and adventures in the Norwegian woods. PAN provides a lyrical, yet disturbing, analysis of love and the recesses of the psyche. This superb new translation restores the power and virtuosity of Hamsun's original and includes an informative Introduction
Victoria; a love story by Knut Hamsun( Book )

292 editions published between 1898 and 2014 in 34 languages and held by 1,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nineteenth-century Norway, a poet falls in love with the daughter of a wealthy lord, but social pressures and class barriers stand in the way
Wayfarers by Knut Hamsun( Book )

196 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposes life in a poor Norwegian fishing village from the Old days, in a realistic but also satirical way
The women at the pump by Knut Hamsun( Book )

92 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their gossiping at the pump the women express the poetry, the tawdriness and, above all, the sheer vitality of life in Hamsun's small coastal town. A birth (where did those brown eyes come from?); a marriage (shotgun?); a death in strange circumstances (the victim flattened by a barrel of whale oil); the up-and-down career of the town's leading citizen and philanderer; the elderly spinster's pregnancy; the sinking of the steamship that is the town's pride and joy. Above all, talk centres on the doings of Oliver Andersen and the large family that he and his wife contrive to create despi
The wanderer by Knut Hamsun( Book )

128 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wanderer consists of two closely related novels, Under the Autumn Star and On Muted Strings, has been acclaimed as one of Hamsun's greatest works. The narrator, Knut Pedersen (Hamsun's real name), is a complicated character in search of the simple life, which he hopes to attain by wandering around the Norwegian countryside doing such work as he can find. His quest is continually frustrated, not least by his susceptibility to the wives and daughters of successive employers. In Under the Autumn Star he joins forces, first, with Grindhusen, a man bessed with the faith that ""something wi
Dreamers by Knut Hamsun( Book )

96 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antics of Ove Rolandsen, telegraph operator and local Casanova in a fishing village in Norway. He serenades the curate's wife, fights a drunken giant, but taking on the town's fish-glue magnate is a more difficult matter. By the winner of the 1920 Nobel Prize for Literature
August by Knut Hamsun( Book )

101 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman over het harde bestaan van Noorse vissers en kleine neringdoenden
The cultural life of modern America by Knut Hamsun( Book )

41 editions published between 1889 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth.: Fra det moderne Amerikas aandliv ; "Festina lente"
Wanderers by Knut Hamsun( Book )

109 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series of musings by literary, nature-loving tramp. Autobiographical
The road leads on by Knut Hamsun( Book )

76 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ring is closed by Knut Hamsun( Book )

56 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring an iconoclastic hero who refuses to accept the standards of his society, this novel is one of the Nobel Prize–winner's greatest works. The only son of a miserly lighthouse-keeper and an alcoholic mother, Abel grows up in a remote Norwegian village then travels around the United States. Upon returning from America as a young man, Abel falls in love with his longtime acquaintance Olga, the pharmacist's daughter. Haunted by the secrets of his travels, however, Abel determines to live on the barest of necessities and pursue a life without desire or ambition. Available in the United States for the first time since the 1930s, this controversial novel features themes that are strikingly contemporary
Segelfoss town by Knut Hamsun( Book )

89 editions published between 1915 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samfundssatirisk skildring af rodløsheden og hulheden i det moderne miljø i den lille by
Look back on happiness by Knut Hamsun( Book )

54 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the Nobel Prize in 1920, Knut Hamsun is one of the most beloved writers-although reviled for his "collaboration" with the Nazis during the German occupation of Norway-of the 20th century
Benoni by Knut Hamsun( Book )

113 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 17 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman fra et nordnorsk handelssted, Sirilund i 1870'erne om et almindeligt postbud, der ved stræben når frem til magt og indflydelse
Children of the age by Knut Hamsun( Book )

77 editions published between 1913 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edition originale, 1913. Derrière la chronique d'un domaine du Nordland, une méditation sur l'impossibilité de l'amour vrai, sur le tragique de l'âme scandinave inapte à la communication des consciences. L'oeuvre est également une critique sociale dans laquelle Hamsun manifeste son rejet du modernisme, lequel ira en s'accentuant dans l'oeuvre du prix Nobel 1920
Rosa by Knut Hamsun( Book )

60 editions published between 1908 and 2007 in 15 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new translation of a Norwegian classic in which two men vie for the love of a woman. One suitor is a poor painter, the other a rich businessman. By a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature
Shallow soil by Knut Hamsun( Book )

64 editions published between 1893 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display
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Alternative Names
Chamsoun, Knout

Chamsoun, Knout, 1859-1952

Chamsun, Knut

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Gamsunʺ, Knutʺ

Gamsun Knut 1859-1952

H?msun, Kan?t

Hāmcan̲, Naṭ 1859-1952

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Hamsun, K.

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Hamsun, Kanoot

Hamsun, Ḳenuṭ 1859-1952

Hāmsūn, Kinūt, 1859-1952

Hamsun, Knut

Hāmsūn, Knūt, 1859-1952

Hamsun, Knut pseud

Hamsun, Knut (Pseud. de Knut Pedersen)

Hamsun, Qnut.

Hamsun, Qnuṭ, 1859-1952

Hamsunas, Knutas 1859-1952

Hamsund, Knut

Hamsund, Knut Pedersen

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Knut Hamsun crivain norvgien

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Knut Hamsun Noors auteur

Knut Hamsun norsk romanforfatter og nobelprisvinner

Knut Hamsun Norwegian novelist and Nobel Prize recipient

Knut Hamsun Norwegischer Schriftsteller

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Padersen, Knut.

Pedersen Hamsund, Knut

Pedersen, Knud.

Pedersen, Knud 1859-1952

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Pedersens, Knuts, 1859-1952

Thode, Knut

Thode, Knut, 1859-1952.


W.T. 1859-1952

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Гамсун, К. (Кнут), 1859-1952

Гамсун Кнут 1859-1952

Гамсунъ, Кнутъ, 1859-1952

Кнут Гамсун

Кнут Гамсун норвежский писатель

Кнут Хамсун

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האמסון, קנוט

האמסון, קנוט 1859-1952

המסון, קנוט

המסון, קנוט 1859־1952

חאמסון, קנוט

פדרסן, קנוט

קנוט האמסון

קנוט, המסון

كنوت هامسون، 1859-1952

كنوت همسون

نٹ ہمسن

هامسون، کنوت، 1859-1952

کنوت هامسون نویسنده نروژی

کنوت ھەمسون

کنٹ ہامسن

क्नूट हामसन

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HungerMysteriesPan : from Lieutenant Thomas Glahn's papersVictoria; a love storyWayfarersThe women at the pumpThe wandererDreamers