In Soviet society, freedom of speech was never on offer
June 21, 2022 9:00 AM
When Soviet artists omitted significant words or images from their work, this could both be an allusion to and a play on the lack of freedom of speech.
Ibsen's An Enemy of the People engaged both fascists and anti-fascists in Franco's Spain
Dec. 14, 2021 9:36 AM
According to UiO researcher Cristina Gómez-Baggethun, the fact that Henrik Ibsen’s play keeps igniting debates about democracy shows that it is real art.
Ogier the Dane lived for 300 years without aging
Sep. 2, 2021 11:36 AM
He was the Superman of the Middle Ages. But the first texts about him were about to crumble away, until a Norwegian professor took action.
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