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The Future Modernism of No-Oil Norway: Øyvind Rimbereid’s “Solaris Corrected”

Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo, 0317 Oslo, Norway
Humanities 2019, 8(2), 78; https://doi.org/10.3390/h8020078
Received: 5 March 2019 / Revised: 9 April 2019 / Accepted: 10 April 2019 / Published: 17 April 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nordic and European Modernisms)
The article is a literary analysis of the poem “Solaris Corrected” by the Norwegian poet Øyvind Rimbereid. The work is a poetical science fiction where the oil industry in the North Sea is seen from a retrospective point of view, conveyed in a future language. As a part of the modernist tradition in Scandinavian literature, Rimbereid’s work can be read as a significant renewal of the poetic heritage from among others Rolf Jacobsen and Harry Martinson. View Full-Text
Keywords: modernism; science fiction; contemporary poetry; Norwegian literature modernism; science fiction; contemporary poetry; Norwegian literature
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Andersen, P.T. The Future Modernism of No-Oil Norway: Øyvind Rimbereid’s “Solaris Corrected”. Humanities 2019, 8, 78.

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