Knut Hamsun

Alien or Alienated? The Monstrous, the Normal, and the Tragic in Our Borders

Alien or Alienated? The Monstrous, the Normal, and the Tragic in Our Borders

Shakespeare, Knut Hamsun, Flannery O’Connor, and the Medieval Icelandic Göngu-Hrolfs saga each explore who is the alien, and who is alienated, within our borders.