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Pan: From the Papers of Lieutenant Thomas Glahn
     

Pan: From the Papers of Lieutenant Thomas Glahn

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by Knut Hamsun
 

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Hamsun’s portrait of a man rejecting the claims of bourgeois society for a Rousseauian embrace of Nature and Eros, in a remarkable new translation.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best

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Hamsun’s portrait of a man rejecting the claims of bourgeois society for a Rousseauian embrace of Nature and Eros, in a remarkable new translation.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780141180670
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Series:
Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
444,235
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.44(d)
Lexile:
760L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Nobel Prize winner Knut Hamsun (1858–1952) worked as a laborer in both Scandinavia and America before establishing himself as a successful playwright and novelist.

Sverre Lyngstad, the preeminent scholar of Norwegian literature, is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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Pan: From the Papers of Lieutenant Thomas Glahn 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is absolutely fabulous. You'll love it. Trust me
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Probably Hamsun's finest work. Besides being a captivating story of lonelyness and unrequited love, Pan is also the closest you can get to the northen norwegian wilderness without actually going there yourself. The epilogue is a stroke of genious!