The Web of Mankind

Kjærstad, Jan: Menneskets nett

In Menneskets nett, Jan Kjærstad follows up the problematic issues he has explained and elaborated on in his earlier essay collections Menneskets matrise and Menneskets felt. In the center of his discussions stands the novel and the possibility of an alternative portrayal of mankind. How does an author of novels meet the challenges of the internet and genetics? The biography genre is discussed, as well as fresh views of literary criticism, the author's position in social debates and engaging introductions to good books.

Jan Kjærstad: Biography and bibliography

First published: 2004

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