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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Page count correction 2 11 Dec 28, However, the psychiatric report declared him to be sane, but concluded that his mental faculties were “permanently impaired. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Jan 26, Evan Knudsen rated it it was amazing Shelves: In doing so, Hamsun takes us through some of his memories of his earlier life, while offering an apologia for his involvement with the National Socialist Party. One last bit of Hamsun’s writing might be the best way to end this review, and something of the man to leave with anybody who has made it through my comments here.

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It is all the same to me. Or the mass rapes of women in Germany or in Ciociaria,Italy? On Overgrown Paths is Hamsun’s apologia. Definitely a book to read after going through a few of Hamsun’s books from each of his phases, as it combines both as well as an autobiography.



It is a sorrowful document to read, On Overgrown Paths, although it does show Hamsun had full command of his mental faculties — knht matter supposedly at question. Green Integer Book 22 Paperback: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. It talks about his time in different institutions he was placed during his trial for supporting Nazies during WW2.

Hamsun still possessed the craft and the capability of telling an accurate and tensely atmosperic pathz to the full. The meeting ended disastrously, and after the war, Hamsun was arrested for his Nazi sympathy. Hamsun wrote it to prove his sanity and it is more like a diary than an actual novel.

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On Overgrown Paths

It’s a very good book if you overgrowb 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 in there, but It is really difficult to rate this kjut. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Get to Know Us. This edition is the first authoritative English translation hasun Hamsun’s last work, a work which stood at the center of the recent film Hamsun.


Feb 21, Sonicrob rated it it was amazing Shelves: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Works by Knut Hamsun. Dat hij hij het deed voor zijn vaderland. Aug 31, Vaiva rated it it was ok. On Overgrown Paths is Hamsun’s apologia.

His origins in, and love for, Norway’s Nordland run throughout, especially in a couple meetings with a true wanderer also from Hamsun’s hometown — a man who walks barefoot to save his shoes until he comes to a town, and who still lives by occasional day-work here and there.

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A passing reference to Truman — one has to remind oneself that this means, yes, President Harry Truman — shocks the reader who has by then slipped wholly into Hamsun’s timeless world. The young girl speaks of it with chattering teeth; the wise ant flees several yards down into the earth to get away from it all.

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Hij zag Noorwegen als vooraanstaand lid van een grote Germaanse gemeenschap. Feb 24, Ronald Morton rated it really liked it. At this point I stop. And not trying to accuse him and his party of all the bad of the mankind.