The History of Nordic Women’s Literature updated

The database The History of Nordic Women’s Literature has been updated with six new articles on contemporary Nordic authors. They are Helle Helle from Denmark, Sofi Oksanen and Monika Fagerlund from Finland, Audur Jonsdóttir from Iceland, Hanne Ørstavik from Norway and Sara Stridsberg from Sweden. The six articles outline a picture of women’s writing post-2000.

The database was launched in 2012 and contains articles on more than 800 Nordic writers from the Icelandic sagas up to now. They are all available in English, Danish and Swedish. The new articles are found under the heading Literature of the twenty-first century.