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An effort to uncover and tell anew, with the technical means provided by the modern novel, the primal story that underlies all our partial stories. Inger is left to try to squeeze herself into Isak’s world. Sliced Porosity Block en Chengdu, China.
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Even when things do happen, Hamsun’s writing is surprisingly calm despite the possibility of disaster. And it works because these two do — and hard. For Hamsun, the ground of all possible human meaning is, of course, none other than our relationship with the natural world. Which is why, despite my thin veneer of urbane culture, I feel something like nostalgia for some aspects of this rural existence.
Where Isak is firmly rooted – ensconced, one might almost say – in this land he himself has shaped his ponderous presence in the landscape is always depicted somewhat reverently with a semi-mythical flairInger is tormented by the echo of distances, of that vast world outside their valley, which she longs to see.
Like in Tolstoy, POV able to access thoughts of so many characters thanks to steadiness. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
There are a couple of powerful scenes scattered around as well – such as one where he hamsunn dig out a rock because of his ageing body and is embarrassed or where he must seek the legal ownership of land he thought he had owned for such a long time. Preview — Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun. And then it was evening, and I need to go to sleep.
Trivia About Growth of the Soil. Unlike Knutt Peopleall of his work bears fruit to an extraordinary degree, as does everyone and everything else around him so long as it submits to his way of living. There are many themes, many characters, and endless wonderful things and some not so wonderful the issue of infanticide as “Man and nature do not bombard each other; they are agreed.
Hamsun’s work is not embedded in his own hateful perspectives. His wish is granted with the arrival of Inger. There are, for example, two incidences of infanticides done by new mothers and I don’t know what the point was – that new mothers should not be left alone with babies?
The rating would have done better had I liked the prose or setting or cultural saturation more, or not read the far more complex and nonjudgmental Independent People beforehand.
Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
It’s also funny to note that while everyone else becomes more twisted and malformed the longer they stay in urban centers, Geissler simply wanders unscathed through some sort of mysterious unknown when he’s not dropping in to coddle his investment in Isak.
In solitude and silence only are we given the unique shape the pressure of the world reveals for hambfe, as irreducibly singular existents. Highly recommended for anyone wanting to join a back-to-the-land movement.
Then I came across passages that made the writer even more suspect: You can still find traces of Knut Hamsun’s epic tale of the quiet, monosyllabic farmer life in Norway in the rural dialects, superstitions and conservative mindset. It pulls you captive right at its powerful first paragraph, then pins you down helpless, your eyes riveted towards one beautiful page after another, in all, an unending chorus of debilitating prose that would make you weak on your knees.
Putting aside all the ugly Nazi business, Hamsun has a brilliant mind and voice and it would be a shame for his novels to be passed over. Characters have always been a strong point for Hamsun.
This is not one of those tomes that require my defense. Feb 18, Josh rated it liked it Shelves: Ah, except the one at the back cover. From the strange secti Despite hambde fact that this book won Hamsun a Nobel Prize in Literature, it is often Hamsun’s most misunderstood novel. Hamsun’s mastery of storytelling is evident throughout the book, and the raw, dark story of a first settler in se uninhabited area of the Far North and the subsequent establishment of a growing settlement is nothing short of captivating.
This natural background, in Hamsun’s work, seems to represent the joint source of human speech and subjectivity alike. It rewards a patient reader, as it slowly reveals its heart if you sit back, relax and let it unfold around hamsum like a morning sunrise.
Behind Isak and Inger’s I there is always the shadow of the mountains’ Thou. View all 4 comments.
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pa Books about lives close to nature are something I like but you need to have a plot in there somewhere. Do Hamsun’s Nazi sympathies detract from the story’s morals? Nowhere Hamsun can tell. He was also reported to be one of the few people to ever talk down to Hitler, causing Hitler to dismiss him and bury himself away in rage for several days when Hamsun insisted upon releasing Norwegian prisoners of war who were sentenced to death by firing squad.
Afterward, some beast or other, following the faint tracks over marsh and moorland, wearing them deeper; after these again some Lapp gained scent of the path, Nutty NUUT read To find Project Gutenberg provides: Hamun any event, if I did read this hwmsun my own “circa 20s” gee, was I once something?
I struggled even more so with some gamsun Hamsun’s ideas, especially those embodied in the female characters. I really recommend this, it would change your life. This is what made pah want to read this book: And if you haven’t read Hamsun yet, what are you waiting for? I was mesmerised by this part of the book. He masterfully manipulates time, as it passes in spurts sometimes burning quickly through chunks of years hamsjn slowly moving through a season, yet the pace and flow never falters as Hamsun seems to evenly disperse his timeline.
Not only does it not protect her, it persecutes her with contempt and shame. Maybe he has been in jail and wants to go into hiding, or perhaps he is a philosopher looking for peace; in any case, here he comes, a human being in the midst of this immense solitude. Additional characters come along too, to spice up the rural broth. To illustrate the importance of work, the book’s cast of characters includes a variety of personalities illustrating how those who don’t work will most likely not succeed.
She is unmarried, so she is supposed to bear this child in her body while trying to hide it. The ending is beautifully written, if re romantic of the land for my tastes.
And continues doing it, refusing better opportunities and while a whole town develops around him, he still continues to look down upon anything industrial.