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- Description</p><b>One of the first modernist vels</b> First published in Norway in 1890, <i>Hunger</i> probes into the depths of consciousness with frightening and gripping power. Like the works of Dostoyevsky, it marks an extraordinary break with Western literary and humanistic traditions. 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 tes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
- Author BiographyNobel Prize winner<b> Knut Hamsun</b> (1858-1952) worked as a laborer in both Scandinavia and America before establishing himself as a successful playwright and novelist. <b>Sverre Lyngstad</b>, the preeminent scholar of Norwegian literature, is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
- Author(s)Knut Hamsun
- PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc
- Date of Publication26/02/1998
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Series TitlePenguin world literature
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPenguin Putnam Inc
- Out-of-print date11/10/2009
- Weight168 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Translated bySverre Lyngstad
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Edition StatementOpen market ed
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