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Iceland: Uncovering the past in Nordic Literature with Gunnþórunn Guðmundsdóttir

Iceland: Uncovering the past in Nordic Literature with Gunnþórunn Guðmundsdóttir

Update: 2021-03-16
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Listen to this podcast if you are interested in finding out more about:

  • Contemporary Icelandic literature to read in English translation;
  • Currents in Icelandic and Nordic literature on rewriting the past;
  • The exoticising of Iceland and the North; and,
  • Nordic noir as a category in literature and film.

Join the editor of nordics.info, Nicola Witcombe on her fourth virtual visit around the Nordic countries in the podcast series The Nordics Uncovered: Critical Voices from the Region. Gunnþórunn and Nicola spoke on 24th February 2021 when they were frequently interrupted by earthquakes.

The 5th in the series is with  Lill-Ann Körber, Professor at the School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University in Denmark about Nordic postcolonialism, amongst other things.

Sound credits : freesound.org.  

Support the show (http://www.nordics.info)

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Iceland: Uncovering the past in Nordic Literature with Gunnþórunn Guðmundsdóttir

Iceland: Uncovering the past in Nordic Literature with Gunnþórunn Guðmundsdóttir