Welcome to Knut Hamsun - his life,
his works, your resource
site for information around Knut Hamsuns works and life.
Here you get access to the community of enthusiastic and
committed people, who all enjoy the pleasures of
literature, culture and nature and who all enjoy sharing
these experiences with like-minded.
Click for example on upcoming events
in the menu left and become inspired to participate
yourself ! Or click
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to find places, that you would like to visit soon.
We participate off-course in as many events as
possible and you will here find reports and photos from
some of the events. Please click on Festival reports.
And most important of all:
Read Hamsun's books, read...
Aarhus: Into depths! Hunger by Knut
Thursday 9. November at 7:00 pm
Cand.stud. Lærke Maria Nielsen will give an
introduction to Knut Hamsun's epic work Hunger.
Afterwards there will be opportunity to discuss
the novel in plenum. Where: Åby Bibliotek,
Read more here.
Oslo: An entire week devoted Growth
of the Soil. Hamsun's kingdom is moved to
the capital Oslo including cod-drying racks,
literary-culinary treasures, readings and
Source: Lokalavisa Nordsalten.
|This year it is 100
years since Growth of the Soil was
published, the novel that 1920 secured Knut
Hamsun the Nobel price.
There will be plenty of time for celebrations
during the year. We'll inform as soon as we are
notified about any events.
Also in - seen from
Scandinavia - distant India is
Knut Hamsun an icon and inspiration for young
people. In the newspaper The Hindu
you may read a captivating and personal
experience of a young indian woman having read
Knut Hamsun: www.thehindu.com
Would you like to dig deeper into the books you
read? You will get the opportunity to do so this
autmn in Åby Bibliotek, Aarhus. The library will
start a series of open reading circles called Into
First event will be a more general introduction to
literary analysis for beginners. In the following
evenings, classical works will be presented
followed by open discussions on the works.
Read more: www.aakb.dk