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Erik Skyum-Nielsen

Erik Skyum-Nielsen

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

  • Modern Danish and Scandinavian literature
  • Medieval and modern Icelandic literature
  • Theory of genres
  • Narratology
  • Translation studies and theory of translation
  • Classics and canon

Current research

  • Unnatural narration
  • Literary criticism
  • Modern Icelandic prose
  • Accounts of Iceland in Danish literature 

Teaching

  • Modern literature
  • Medieval and modern Icelandic literature
  • Literary theory

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