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Knut Hamsun, Novelist

A Critical Assessment

by Sverre Lyngstad

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European - Scandinavian,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 1859-1952,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Hamsun, Knut,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11397760M
    ISBN 100820474339
    ISBN 109780820474335


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