Tore Rem

Tore Rem

Faculty
Tore Rem

Tore Rem is Professor of British literature in the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo. His books includeDickens, Melodrama and the Parodic Imagination, Henry Gibson/Henrik Ibsen, and a two-volume biography of the Norwegian playwright and public intellectual Jens Bjørneboe. Rem is general editor of the new Penguin Classics edition of Ibsen’s society plays, and was head of the board of the Centre for Ibsen Studies in Oslo. He is the author of many articles on Ibsen’s English-language reception, and is engaged in the research project “The Scandinavian Moment in World Literature.” He is currently visiting fellow at St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford.