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Eirik Vassenden

Universitetet i Bergen

Eirik Vassenden (b 1971, Norway) is Professor of Nordic Literature at the University of Bergen.

He teaches and publishes work on both older and newer literary works and is a literary critic and former editor of the Vagant and Edda magazines. His research in recent years has covered literature and ideology, literary criticism and theories of the public sphere.

He is also a literary critic and a regular participant in Critic Quartet, the House of Literature in Bergen's literary criticism panel. Vassenden has written a number of books, and some of his other roles include editor of Norsk Litterær Årbok and co-editor of The History of Norwegian Literary Criticism 1870–2010 (2016).

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