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The six-volume novel, My Struggle (2009Struggle ( -2011)), by the Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard has been received with great enthusiasm in many parts of the world. This article analyzes the novel and its reception from the historical perspective of traditional honor culture coming to an end in some late modern welfare states. Focusing on shame and dishonor, the article situates the autobiographical project in a contemporary moment granting the author the freedom to write himself out ofdoi:10.1163/24056480-00104005 fatcat:yudbngpmljfkndgdrdcmiz4ny4