Ingeborg Kongslien

is associate professor in the department of linguistics and Scandinavian studies at the University of Oslo.


Authors with immigrant backgrounds have been writing and publishing in the Nordic countries for the last three decades. Dealing with themes of migration and exile, biculturalism and bilingualism, and acculturation and identity formation, they have introduced new fields of reference into the Nordic literatures and have challenged and expanded the national literary canons. An overview of the range of “migrant literature” in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.

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