Anders Olsson forskare litteraturvetenskap
Previous research

Modernist poetry, literary theory, the literary fragment, the tradition of poetic nihilism and exile studies. More specifically, on the writers Gunnar Ekelöf, Gunnar Björling, Vilhelm Ekelund, Paul Celan, Nelly Sachs and Erik Johan Stagnelius.

Current research

Exile studies, particularly on Nelly Sachs. Editing an anthology on exile literature (with Axel Englund). The language of sighs in Erik Johan Stagnelius. The poetics of space in Gunnar Björling and its relation to the tradition of the idyll. The history of the aesthetic concept “canon” and its possible uses today.


Literary theory, comparative literature, modernist studies and modern literature