Marit Grøtta

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Phone +47 22854145
Room NT 723
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Niels Treschows hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1003 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Academic interests

Literature and images (especially photography)

Portraits and faces in literature and art

Media aesthetics, media philosophy

Visuality and modernist literature (Proust, Kafka, Woolf)

19th-century visual culture
Charles Baudelaire

Giorgio Agamben

Temporal experiences in literature and art

The notion of idleness (désœuvrement)

Short forms of literature (fragments, aphorisms, prose poems)

Courses taught

LIT4310 Litteratur, bilder, medier (v2019)

EST2000 Ansikter, portretter, fotografier (v2019)

LIT4310 Litteraturen og livet: Giorgio Agambens litteraturfilosofi (v2017)

LIT3000 Vandrere, flanører, diktere (v2016)

LIT2300 Litterær hermeneutikk: historie, nærvær og uendelighet (h2015)


2020: Professor of Comparative Literature, UiO

2015- : Associate Professor, Comparative Literature, University of Oslo

Since 2017: Co-editor of Norsk litteraturvitenskapelig tidsskrift [Norwegian Journal of Literary Studies] (with Anders K. Strand, UiB and Knut Ove Eliassen, NTNU).

- Since 2017: Co-leader of the research group "Temporal Experiments: Literary, Aesthetic and Social Modes of Thinking and Living Time" (with Bruce Barnhart).

Tags: Literature, Comparative literature, Poetry, Aesthetics, Visual culture, Photography, Modernity
Published Apr. 16, 2015 10:44 AM - Last modified Nov. 11, 2020 3:25 PM


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