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Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

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For many years I was engaged in journalism, writing articles and chronicles for the daily press without ever joining the staff of any newspaper.

— Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

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A probing analysis of the problems of evolution forms the basis of my prose.

— Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

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During half a century of literary work, I have endeavoured to introduce the philosophy of evolution into the sphere of literature, and to inspire my readers to think in evolutionary terms.

— Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

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There is something of the freshness of mind, of the lightness of spirit in Linne which for centuries has been linked in people's minds with the mountains of Sweden and Swedish joy in nature.

— Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

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Whenever one reads of the determination of the species, or opens a book on natural science and history, in whatever language, one inevitably comes across the name of Linne.

— Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

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He also wrote poetry a few plays and many essays chiefly on anthropology and the philosophy of evolution. His direct influence was felt as late as the 1960s. Literary works

The first phase of his work as an author was influenced by fin-de-siècle pessimism.

Jensen; 20 January 1873 – 25 November 1950) was a Danish author often considered the first great Danish writer of the 20th century. Johannes Vilhelm Jensen (in Denmark always called Johannes V. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1944.

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