Lonely and Desperate Men-of-the-City

  • Finn Jensen


A presentation of three major and classic novels, all important inspiration for Miller: Dostoevsky: Notes from Underground, Hamsun: Hunger and Strindberg: Inferno.

A thorough analysis of the last two.


  1. Bloshteyn, Maria, 2007, The Making of a Counter-Culture Icon: Henry Miller’s Dostoevsky, Toronto, Toronto University PressGoogle Scholar
  2. Dostoevsky, Fyodor, 1972 (1863), Notes From Underground, Transl. by Jessie Coulson, London, PenguinGoogle Scholar
  3. Hamsun, Knut, 1890, Hunger, Transl. by George Egerton (undated), Los Angeles, Sugar Skull PressGoogle Scholar
  4. Morrison, Mark S., 2007, Modern Alchemy, Occultism and the Emergence of Atomic Theory, Oxford, Oxford University PressGoogle Scholar
  5. Strindberg, August, 2015 (1897), Inferno, Transl. and published by McAllister Editions, UKGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Finn Jensen
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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