Calder was encouraged to create, and from the age of eight he always had his own workshop wherever the family lived.
At nine Knut was separated from his family and lived with his uncle Hans Olsen, who needed help with the post office he ran. Olsen used to beat and starve his nephew, and Hamsun later stated that his chronic nervous difficulties were due to the way his uncle treated him.
He asked businessman Erasmus Zahl to give him significant monetary support, and Zahl agreed. Hamsun later used Zahl as a model for the character Mack appearing in his novels PanDreamersand Benoni and Rosa Early Literary career[ edit ] Working all those odd jobs paid off and he published his first book: A Love Story from Northern Norway, It was inspired from the experiences and struggles he endured from his jobs.
This book was published under the pseudonym Knud Pedersen Hamsund. This book later served as the basis for Victoria: A Love Story, To many, the novel presages the writings of Franz Kafka and other twentieth-century novelists with its internal monologue and bizarre logic.
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A theme to which Hamsun often returned is that of the perpetual wanderer, an itinerant stranger often the narrator who shows up and insinuates himself into the life of small rural communities.
For this reason, he has been linked with the spiritual movement known as pantheism "There is no God," he once wrote.
Hamsun saw mankind and nature united in a strong, sometimes mystical bond. This connection between the characters and their natural environment is exemplified in the novels Pan, A Wanderer Plays on Muted Strings, and the epic Growth of the Soil"his monumental work" credited with securing him the Nobel Prize in literature in He courted and met with high-ranking Nazi officers, including Adolf Hitler.
At the trial Hamsun had pleaded ignorance. Deeper explanations involve his contradictory personality, his distaste for the hoi polloi, his inferiority complex, a profound distress at the spread of indiscipline, antipathy toward the interwar democracy, and especially his anglophobia.
Isaac Bashevis Singer was a fan of his modern subjectivism, use of flashbacks, his use of fragmentation, and his lyricism. Into mark the year anniversary of his birth, a new volume edition of his complete works was published, including short stories, poetry, plays, and articles not included in the edition.
Hamsun pioneered psychological literature with techniques of stream of consciousness and interior monologueas found in material by, for example, JoyceProustMansfield and Woolf.
This section does not cite any sources.Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, , in suburban Oak Park, IL, to Dr.
Clarence and Grace Hemingway. Ernest was the second of six children to be raised in the quiet suburban town. His father was a physician, and both parents were devout Christians.
Hemingway's childhood pursuits fostered the. From Omaha Beach on D-Day and the French Resistance to the tragedy of Huertgen Forest and the Liberation of Paris, this is the story of Ernest Hemingway's adventures in journalism during World War II.
Ernest Hemingway Biographical E rnest Hemingway (), born in Oak Park, Illinois, started his career as a writer in a newspaper office in Kansas City at the age of seventeen. After the United States entered the First World War, he joined a volunteer ambulance unit in the Italian army. Ernest Hemingway, in full Ernest Miller Hemingway, (born July 21, , Cicero [now in Oak Park], Illinois, U.S.—died July 2, , Ketchum, Idaho), American novelist and short-story writer, awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in He was noted both for the intense masculinity of his writing and for his adventurous and widely publicized life. Sidelights As enthralled critics have so often observed, American author Tobias Wolff is a master storyteller. His short stories, novels, and memoirs have earned him an assortment of sought-after fellowships and grants, three O. Henry short story prizes, and the prestigious PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.
Early Life and Career. Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, , in Cicero (now in Oak Park), Illinois. Clarence and Grace Hemingway raised their son in this conservative suburb of.
Knut Hamsun (August 4, – February 19, ) was a Norwegian writer, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in Hamsun's work spans more than 70 years and shows variation with regard to the subject, perspective and environment.
He published more than 20 novels, a collection of poetry, some short stories and plays, a .
Early Life and Career Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, , in Cicero (now in Oak Park), Illinois. Clarence and Grace Hemingway raised their son in this conservative suburb of Chicago, but the family also spent a great deal of time in northern Michigan, where they had a cabin.
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