UsefulNotes/{{Norw|ay}}egian author (1859-1952). Won the NobelPrizeInLiterature in 1920. Neo-romantic novelist, the only Norwegian author besides Creator/HenrikIbsen to achieve lasting international renown. Despised in his native country for supporting National Socialism during WWII and still a controversial figure because of this. Creator/ErnestHemingway supposedly once said that Hamsun taught him to write.
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