Background and activities

I am a professor in Scandinavian literature at Departement of language and literature. I have a doctoral degree from NTNU and a particular research interest in Norwegian literature from 1890 to the present. As a former leader of NTNU´s integrated teacher education program, I have worked with teacher education for many years and cooperated with teachers, schools, and school authorities.

I am interested in education quality and how it can be improved and have taken part in external several program reviews and quality assessments.

I am a participant of a research group about University Schools: USPITE

From 2018 to 2021, I was one of the editors of  the reseach journal  Edda.

I am also leader for the Language with teacher education programme.

Research interests: Modernity and modernism, education quality, literature didactics, Dag Solstad, Knut Hamsun, Frode Grytten.

 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Books

Part of book/report

  • Brumo, John. (2022) "Hamsun vil nok bestandig vere der". Litteraturhistoriske muligheter i forskning og undervisning.
  • Brumo, John. (2019) Dag Solstad. Klassiker der norwegischen Gegenwartsliteratur.
  • Brumo, John. (2018) Die Ballade in der Form des Prosagedichts. Sigbjørn Obstfelders "Folkevise" (1899). Balladenechos. Die skandinavische folkevise im kulturellen Gedächnis.
  • Brumo, John. (2018) "Fargane såg ut som dei var festa på eit lerret" Ord og bilde i Frode Gryttens Rom ved havet, rom i byen (2007). Norsk litterær årbok 2018.
  • Brumo, John. (2016) "Iaktta det! Se det! Se det med egne øyne!" Dag Solstads bilder mellom ikonoklasme og utopi. Litteratur inter artes. Nordisk litteratur i samspill med andre kunstarter..
  • Brumo, John. (2016) Mediale fanglinjer. Industri og populærkultur i Kjartan Fløgstads Fangliner (1972). Ad Libitum. Festskrift til Gunnar Foss.