Astrid Sæther

Associate Professor Emeritus
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Phone +47-22858678
Mobile phone +47-92483828
Visiting address Henrik Wergeland's Building 2nd floor Niels Henrik Abels v. 36 0313 OSLO
Postal address P.O. Box 1166 Blindern 0318 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Norwegian (Nordic) literature with emphasis on Henrik Ibsen's authorship and biography
  • Sigrid Undset and Knut Hamsun's authorship, especially production in the 1930s (narrativity and ideology)
  • Newer Nordic feminist literature, feminist theory
  • Interdisciplinary oriented (art history, psychology and music) in research and teaching


Ibsen Studies (master's - 2 years)

On-going Projects

  • Henrik Ibsen's Princesses: On the Relation between Ibsen and four Female Artist Friends, 2014-  (Supported by NFF)
  • Ibsen Reconstructed: Translation, Commentaries, and Introduction. Berkeley, CA

Completed Projects

  • Den biografiske Ibsen (The Biographical Ibsen), 2010

  • Suzannah - Fru Ibsen, 2004-2008 (supported by NFF)

  • Ibsen, Tragedy, and the Tragic, 2002

  • Ibsen and the Arts: Painting - Sculpture - Architecture, 2001

  • Henrik Ibsen's Writings (initiating the project),1997-2000


  • Participated in the project «Nordisk kvinnelitteraturhistorie» (History of Nordic Women Litterature), 1983 - 1989
  • Led various projects, including Henrik Ibsen and Georg Brandes, 2004 - 2006
Tags: Henrik Ibsen's Works, Theater Studies, Biography, Inter-disiplinary Studies, Sigrid Undset's Works
Published June 7, 2010 11:38 PM - Last modified Nov. 29, 2018 2:02 PM