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The corporeality of music in the modern novel

Axel Englund’s research inhabits the border zone between literature and music. He now has a new project in which he is studying the relationship between music, corporeality and sexuality among modernist writers, including Proust, Mann and Musil. The aim is to provide a new understanding of music’s central role in the modern novel.

Axel Englund
Axel Englund. Photo: Edith Askegård

Axel Englund is Professor of Literature and Wallenberg Academy Fellow.

Read more on his research at Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation web