Helten (The Hero) is a novel by the Danish author Harald Kidde (1878-1918) and is his most important work. It is also generally considered by experts to be among the most important works of 20th century Danish literature.[1] The novel is translated into French, German, Norwegian and Vietnamese. The protagonist is the teacher Clemens Bek on the remote island of Anholt. He is a true Christian in a world of hypocrites – a hero of the faith.

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  1. ^ Henrik Schovsbo: "Helten" in Dansk forfatterleksikon (2001)

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LiteratureEdit

  • Jens Marinus Jensen: Harald Kidde. Bidrag til hans Biografi (including: "Bidrag til en Kidde-Bibliografi") (1924), enhanced version (1948)
  • Jacob Paludan: "Lysstraalen fra Anholt" in Litterært Selskab (1956)
  • Villy Sørensen: "Erindringens digter. Harald Kidde" in Digtere og dæmoner (1959) p. 41-83
  • Jørgen Egebak: "Studier i Harald Kiddes "Helten"" in Danske Studier (1966) p. 75-95
  • Alfons Höger: "Helten". En tendensromans tilblivelse" in Danske Studier (1968) p. 63-74
  • Otto Asmus Thomsen: "Helten og hans ø" i: Danske Studier (1970) pp. 112–123
  • Christian Kock: "Meningen med Helten. En studie i symbolik" in Danske Studier (1976) pp. 49–75
  • Niels Kofoed: Den nostalgiske dimension. En værkgennemgang af Harald Kiddes roman Helten (1980)
  • Knud Bjarne Gjesing: "De nedrige steder. Harald Kidde. Helten" in Læsninger i Dansk Litteratur, vol. 3 (1997) pp. 146–163
  • Henrik Schovsbo: "Helten" in Dansk forfatterleksikon (2001)