Oslo, Norway

From Ibsen to Fosse. An Introduction to Norwegian Literature

when 24 June 2024 - 2 August 2024
language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee USD 1060

The course explores select classic and contemporary plays, poems, short stories, and novels by Norwegian authors. Analyze literary texts and reflect on their intersections with gender, place, and history. Texts include folktales, an Ibsen play, novels, and other works of fiction. Through lectures and class discussions, students gain proficiency in close reading and an understanding of the cultural contexts of literary expression.

Target group

Applicants must meet the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.

Course aim

To provide an overview of Norwegian literary culture and an understanding of its roots, influences, and impact. To give students some mastery of close reading and literary analysis.

Fee info

USD 1060: More information on fees and accommodation alternatives see our website.