The Resource Hunger : a novel, Knut Hamsun, (electronic resource)

Hunger : a novel, Knut Hamsun, (electronic resource)

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Hunger : a novel
Title
Hunger
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Knut Hamsun
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Language
eng
Summary
Knut Hamsun's Hunger, first published in 1890 and hailed as the literary beginning of the twentieth century, is a masterpiece of psychologically driven fiction. The story of a struggling artist living on the edge of starvation, the novel portrays the unnamed first-person narrator's descent into paranoia, despair, and madness as hunger overtakes him. As the protagonist loses his grip on reality, Hamsun brilliantly portrays the disturbing and irrational recesses of the human mind through increasingly disjointed and urgent prose. Loosely based on the author's own experiences prior to becoming a successful writer, Hunger announced the arrival of a new kind of novel and heavily influenced such later writers as Kafka and Camus. This edition is the translation by George Egerton
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Summary
An outstanding example of psychologically driven modernist fiction, Knut Hamsun's Hunger portrays a struggling artist's descent into madness as his body and mind succumb to starvation
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technical information on music
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10089895
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1859-1952
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Hamsun, Knut
Dewey number
813
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not applicable
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910
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by Kevin Foley
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1859-1945
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  • Foley, Kevin
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True
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  • Authors, Norwegian
  • Genius
  • Depression, Mental
  • Oslo (Norway)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Hunger : a novel, Knut Hamsun, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT10756330
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781452621715
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT10756330
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Hunger : a novel, Knut Hamsun, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10756330
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781452621715
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756330
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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