- Knut [knoot] /knut/, 1859–1952, Norwegian novelist: Nobel Prize 1920.
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Historical Examples of hamsun
Hamsun has returned, as it were, to the scene of his passionate youth, but in altered guise.
Then, without warning, Hamsun enters upon a new phase of power.
Then, with Growth of the Soil, Hamsun achieves his greatest triumph.
The truth, however, is that Hamsun stands today where he has always stood.
Problems do not enter into the novels of Hamsun in the same manner as they did into the plays of Ibsen.
- 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