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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Hamsun – angloamerikanci i sovjeti. The easy solution, at least to the government, was to declare him old and dotty.

View all 3 comments. Jan 19, Ruzica rated it really liked it Shelves: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. If I’m wrong, and he was in part an opportunist, he sure picked the wrong side of this one.

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Green Integer; 1 edition August 23, Language: Ik zat alleen in mijn kamer, uitsluitend aangewezen op mijzelf. Written during his trial, On Overgrown Paths is a lucid memoir that evokes Hamsun’s earlier prose of Hunger. And we, his close followers, bow our heads at his death.

This book touched my heart profoundly. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Dat hij hij het deed voor zijn vaderland. Ons lot zal vergeten zijn. Articles with Norwegian-language external links CS1 French-language sources fr.


Feb 21, Sonicrob rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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. On Overgrown Paths is Hamsun’s apologia. However, the psychiatric report declared him to be sane, but ovedgrown that his mental faculties were “permanently impaired.


It takes three long years of institutional incarceration for Hamsun’s case finally to be heard, and the full text of his statement to the court is included here.

Quotes from On Overgrown Paths. Throughout the book he seems intent on disproving the very defense concocted by authorities to save his reputation: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Lists with This Book. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. And not trying to accuse him and his party of all the bad of the mankind. This book is sort of an atonement for all the praise and approval he gave to Nazis during the WW2, meeting Hitler, writing a oveegrown for Hitler “Hitler was a warrior, a warrior for humankind and a preacher of the gospel of justice for all nations.

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On Overgrown Paths

Humsun was in police custody due to his expressed Nazi sympathies. I read this partly to understand why he might have done what he did, but it didn’t provide much clarity, beyond being a demonstration of his contrary character and fierce independence that is to say his reasons knjt interior and personal, egoistic, not due to any outward hatred or racism. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. His use of language and description is incredible, and his passages about aging – especially those that focus on his failing senses – are especially poignant.


Due to his actions oergrown the war, it leaves me conflicted to enjoy his stuff, but he is an incredible writer, and I try to approach him from only that angle. It is worth remembering that he was already 80 when Hitler took over Norway and precipitated the conditions that led, years later, to Hamsun’s eventual trial.

Growth of the Soil Penguin Classics. Oct 29, Eddie Watkins rated it really liked it Shelves: There is an inspiring simplicity to the way as an old man he finds ways to tap back into forces of life.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Esencial para comprender la ovdrgrown y obra de este maravilloso autor. This book is sort of an atonement for all the praise and approval he gave to Naz 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 late years.