The Resource Growth of the soil, (ebook)

Growth of the soil, (ebook)

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Growth of the soil
Title
Growth of the soil
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It is the life story of a man in the wilds, the genesis and gradual development of a homestead, the unit of humanity, in the unfilled, uncleared tracts that still remain in the Norwegian Highlands. It is an epic of earth; the history of a microcosm. Its dominant note is one of patient strength and simplicity; the mainstay of its working is the tacit, stern, yet loving alliance between Nature and the Man who faces her himself, trusting to himself and her for the physical means of life, and the spiritual contentment with life which she must grant if he be worthy. Modern man faces Nature only by proxy, or as proxy, through others or for others, and the intimacy is lost. In the wilds the contact is direct and immediate; it is the foothold upon earth, the touch of the soil itself, that gives strength. The story is epic in its magnitude, in its calm, steady progress and unhurrying rhythm, in its vast and intimate humanity. The author looks upon his characters with a great, all-tolerant sympathy, aloof yet kindly, as a god. A more objective work of fiction it would be hard to find--certainly in what used to be called 'the neurasthenic North.'"--From the footnote to "Growth of the Soil" by W. W. Worster
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Midwest
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1859-1952
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Hamsun, Knut
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1882-1929
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  • Worster, W. J. Alexander
  • hoopla digital
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  • Sami (European people)
  • Families
  • Farm life
  • Infanticide
  • Cleft lip
  • Norwegians
  • Electronic books
  • Norway
Target audience
adult
Label
Growth of the soil, (ebook)
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Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781596746695
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11908034
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11908034
System control number
MWT11908034
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Growth of the soil, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781596746695
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11908034
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11908034
System control number
MWT11908034
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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