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    Tiina Nunnally (Translator)

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Niels Lyhne is an aspiring poet, torn between romanticism and realism, faith and reason. Through his relationships with six women―:including his young widowed aunt, a seductive free spirit, and his passionate cousin who marries his friend―:his search for purpose becomes a yielding to disillusionment. One of Danish literature's greatest novels, with nods to Kierkegaard and a protagonist some critics have compared to Hamlet, Jacobsen's masterpiece has at its center a young man who faces the anguish of the human condition but cannot find comfort in the Christian faith. Tiina Nunnally's award-winning translation offers readers a chance to experience anew a writer deeply revered by Rilke, Ibsen, Mann, and Hesse.
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  • PDF | 240 pages
  • Tiina Nunnally (Translator)
  • Penguin Classics: Tra edition (26 April 2007)
  • English
  • 2
  • Fiction

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