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Hamsun

[hahm-soo n]
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noun
  1. Knut [knoot] /knut/, 1859–1952, Norwegian novelist: Nobel Prize 1920.
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Historical Examples

  • Hamsun has returned, as it were, to the scene of his passionate youth, but in altered guise.

    Mothwise

    Knut Hamsun

  • Then, without warning, Hamsun enters upon a new phase of power.

    Mothwise

    Knut Hamsun

  • Then, with Growth of the Soil, Hamsun achieves his greatest triumph.

    Mothwise

    Knut Hamsun

  • From what has just been said one might conclude that the spirit of Hamsun is fundamentally unsocial.

    Pan

    Knut Hamsun

  • Problems do not enter into the novels of Hamsun in the same manner as they did into the plays of Ibsen.

    Pan

    Knut Hamsun


British Dictionary definitions for hamsun

Hamsun

noun
  1. Knut, (knuːt), pen name of Knut Pedersen. 1859–1952, Norwegian novelist, whose works include The Growth of the Soil (1917): Nobel prize for literature 1920
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