Knut Hamsun Essays
Hunger: Technique and Urban Alienation College
Sult, written by Knut Hamsun, is a story that brutally illustrates the effect that one man’s hunger has on his life and work. Often referred to as “one of the great novels of urban alienation" (Heller 29), Hamsun takes a natural condition, hunger,...
Revealing the Unconscious Mind: Tools Used by Knut Hamsun to Represent Unconsciousness in Hunger
Knut Hamsun’s fin de siècle novel Hunger sets the reader up for a journey with its opening sentence when Hamsun writes, “Christiania, singular city, from which no man departs without carrying away traces of his sojourn there.” (Hunger 1). Here,...
Hunger Games: Acknowledgment Edition College
Hunger, written by Lan Samantha Chang, is a novella that shares the story of a family troubled with a desire for a better life. The story is told from Min’s perspective - the mother - and it is she who recollects the everyday life of the family....