Book
Dutch

Levensfragmenten : negen verhalen

Knut Hamsun (author)
Subject
Hamsun, Knut
Title
Levensfragmenten : negen verhalen
Author
Knut Hamsun
Language
Dutch
Original language
Norwegian
Original title
Livsfragmenter
Publisher
Schoorl: Conserve, 1990
149 p.
ISBN
90-71380-68-8

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 12 times in Flemish libraries

About Knut Hamsun

Knut Hamsun (August 4, 1859 – February 19, 1952) was a Norwegian writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920. Hamsun's work spans more than 70 years and shows variation with regard to consciousness, subject, perspective and environment. He published more than 20 novels, a collection of poetry, some short stories and plays, a travelogue, works of non-fiction and some essays.

Hamsun is considered to be "one of the most influential and innovative literary stylists of the past hundred years" (ca. 1890–1990). He pioneered psychological literature with techniques of stream of consciousness and interior monologue, and influenced authors such as Thomas Mann, Franz Kafka, Maxim Gorky, Stefan Zweig, Henry Miller, Hermann Hesse, John Fante and Ernest Hemingway. Isaac Bashevis Singer called Hamsun "the father of the modern school of literature in his every aspect—his subjectiveness, his fragmentariness, his use of flashbacks, his lyricism. The whole modern…Read more on Wikipedia