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Randi Koppen

Professor, British literature
  • E-mailRandi.Koppen@uib.no
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  • Virginia Woolf and British modernism
  • Leonard Woolf, colonialism and totalitarianism
  • Modernism and Colonialism
  • Fashion and literary modernity
  • Literature and science
  • Performance and performativity
  • Contemporary theatre
  • Gender in performance

 

Books
  • Lunde, Ingunn; Koppen, Randi; Cardona, Margrete Dyvik. 2017. Remaining Relevant: Modern Language Studies Today. 264 pages. ISBN: 978–82–998587–9–3.
  • Hagen, Margareth; Koppen, Randi; Skagen, Margery Vibe. 2011. The human and its limits : explorations in science, literature and the visual arts. Spartacus. 327 pages. ISBN: 978-82-304-0067-8.
  • Hagen, Margareth; Koppen, Randi; Skagen, Margery Vibe. 2010. The Art of discovery : encounters in literature and science. Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 275 pages. ISBN: 978-87-7934-501-0.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2009. Virginia Woolf, Fashion and Literary Modernity. Edinburgh University Press. 182 pages. ISBN: 978-0-7486-3872-7.
  • Koppen, Randi. 1997. Scenes of Infidelity: Feminism in the Theatre. 272 pages. ISBN: 82-560-1133-5.
Journal articles
  • Koppen, Randi. 2019. The Work of the Witness: Leonard Woolf, Imperialism, and Totalitarianism. Partial Answers. 17: 209-226.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2017. “We are ourselves fremdsprachig”: Foreign Literature Studies in the Twenty-First Century. Bergen Language and Linguistics Studies (BeLLS). 7: 87-102. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15845/bells.v7i0
  • Koppen, Randi. 2012. Samuel Beckett in Bergen. The Beckett Circle. 2 pages.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2003. Virginia Woolfs Indiskresjoner og andre essays. Norsk Litteraturvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. 2: 153-157.
  • Koppen, Randi. 1998. Psychoanalytic Enactments: Adrienne Kennedy´s Stagings of Memory. Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies. 1-2.
  • Koppen, Randi. 1997. Formalism and the Return to the Body: Stein´s and Fornes´s Aesthetic of Significant Form. New Literary History. 28: 791-809.
Reports and theses
  • Koppen, Randi. 1995. Scenes of infidelity : feminism in the theatre. 298 pages.
Book sections
  • Koppen, Randi. 2018. The Negress and the Bishop: On Marriage, Colonialism, and the Problem of Knowledge. Chapter 15. In:
    • Högberg, Elsa; Bromley, Amy. 2018. Sentencing Orlando: Virginia Woolf and the Morphology of the Modernist Sentence. Edinburgh University Press. 232 pages. ISBN: 9781474414609.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2017. Remembering Ceylon: Leonard Woolf’s Colony in the Age of Extremism. Artikkel, pages 341-360. In:
    • Sætre, Lars; Lombardo, Patrizia; Linkis, Sara Tanderup. 2017. Exploring Text, Media, and Memory. Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 540 pages. ISBN: 978 87 7184 387 3.
  • Lunde, Ingunn; Koppen, Randi; Cardona, Margrete Dyvik. 2017. Editors’ Foreword. Forord, pages 7-8. In:
    • Lunde, Ingunn; Koppen, Randi; Cardona, Margrete Dyvik. 2017. Remaining Relevant: Modern Language Studies Today. 264 pages. ISBN: 978–82–998587–9–3.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2014. Rambling Round Words: Virginia Woolf and the Politics of Broadcasting. Chapter 7, pages 137-153. In:
    • Feldman, Matthew; Mead, Henry; Tonning, Erik. 2014. Broadcasting in the Modernist Era. Bloomsbury Academic. 296 pages. ISBN: 9781472512482.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2014. "The Economy of Emotions: Sympathy and Sentimentality in Victorian Culture". 10, pages 241-266. In:
    • Sætre, Lars; Lombardo, Patrizia; Zanetta, Julien. 2014. Exploring Text and Emotions. Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 449 pages. ISBN: 978 87 7934 558 4.
  • Hagen, Margareth; Skagen, Margery Vibe; Koppen, Randi. 2011. Introduction. introduksjonskapittel, pages 9-22. In:
    • Hagen, Margareth; Koppen, Randi; Skagen, Margery Vibe. 2011. The human and its limits : explorations in science, literature and the visual arts. Spartacus. 327 pages. ISBN: 978-82-304-0067-8.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2011. Men, Machines and Money: Samuel Butler's Erewhon (1871). Kapittel 15, pages 273-288. In:
    • Hagen, Margareth; Koppen, Randi; Skagen, Margery Vibe. 2011. The human and its limits : explorations in science, literature and the visual arts. Spartacus. 327 pages. ISBN: 978-82-304-0067-8.
  • Hagen, Margareth; Skagen, Margery Vibe; Koppen, Randi. 2010. Mapping, Bridging, Quilting: Tracing the Relations between Literature and Science. 1, pages 9-28. In:
    • Hagen, Margareth; Koppen, Randi; Skagen, Margery Vibe. 2010. The Art of discovery : encounters in literature and science. Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 275 pages. ISBN: 978-87-7934-501-0.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2010. Re-thinking the "Performative Turn" : Fashioned Bodies, Sartorial Semiotics and the Performance of Culture, 1900-1930. Vitenskapelig artikkel, pages 165-185. In:
    • Sætre, Lars; Lombardo, Patrizia; Gullestad, Anders Marcussen. 2010. Exploring Textual Action. Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 439 pages. ISBN: 9788779344600.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2010. Modernism's Einstein: Wyndham Lewis and the Politics of Science Popularisation. Vitenskapelig artikkel, pages 139-152. In:
    • Hagen, Margareth; Koppen, Randi; Skagen, Margery Vibe. 2010. The Art of discovery : encounters in literature and science. Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 275 pages. ISBN: 978-87-7934-501-0.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2007. Kjønnsroller og performativt kjønn: feminisme og kjønnsteori i teatret. Kapittel, pages 69-74. In:
    • Bergsvik, Knut Andreas. 2007. Humaniora i nasjonen. Nasjonen i humaniora. 100 pages. ISBN: 9788271284565.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2007. Real Bodies and the Psychology of Clothes: Three Guineas and the Limits of Sartorial Reasoning. kapittel, pages 72-79. In:
    • Burrells, Anna; Ellis, Steve; Parsons, Deborah; Simpson, Kathryn. 2007. Woolfian Boundaries: Selected Papers from the Sixteenth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Clemson University Digital Press. 201 pages. ISBN: 978-0979606618.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2006. Sartorial Adventures: Woolf and the (Other)Worldliness of Dress. VII, pages 212-219. In:
    • Southworth, Helen; Sparks, Elisa Kay. 2006. Woolf and the Art of Exploration: Selected papers from the Fifteenth International Conference on Virginia Woolf. Clemson University Digital Press. 300 pages. ISBN: 0-9771263-8-2.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2005. Sartorial Unitarianism: A Saloonkeeper´s Daughter and Nineteenth-Century Theories of Dress. Artikkel, pages 185-195. In:
    • Grønstad, Asbjørn; Johannessen, Lene M. 2005. To Become the Self One Is: A Critical Companion to Drude Krog Janson's A Saloonkeeper's Daughter. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.. 210 pages. ISBN: 82-7099-405-7.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2004. Formalism and the Return to the Body: Stein´s and Fornes´s Aesthetic of Significant Form. Del av Kap., pages . In:
    • Hunter, Jeffrey W. 2004. Contemporary Literary Criticism: CLC. Vol. 187. 515 pages. ISBN: 0-7876-6760-9.
  • Koppen, Randi. 2000. Gender and the Politics of Performance: Feminist Re/presentations. 24-40. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 2000. Dramaturgische und politische Strategien im Drama und Theater des 20. Jahrhunderts. ISBN: 3-86110-236-6.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Monographs

Scenes of Infidelity: Feminism in the Theatre (Solum Press, 1997)

Woolf, Fashion and Literary Modernity (Edinburgh University Press, 2009; pb. 2011). See

http://www.euppublishing.com/book/9780748638727

http://res.oxfordjournals.org/content/61/251/659/full

Edited collections (with Margareth Hagen and Margery Vibe Skagen)

The Art of Discovery: Encounters in Literature and Science (Aarhus University Press, 2010). See

http://www.unipress.dk/en-gb/Item.aspx?sku=2434

http://www.bsls.ac.uk/reviews/general-and-theory/margareth-hagen-randi-koppen-and-margery-vibe-skagen-eds-the-art-of-discovery-encounters

The Human and Its Limits (Spartacus, 2011; forthcoming)

Scholarly articles

Professor Koppen has published internationally on literature and science, contemporary drama and modernist fiction. International publications include articles in Modern Drama (35, 1992) and New Literary History (28.4, 1997 and 32.2, 2001), as well as contributions to Woolf and the Art of Exploration and Woolfian Boundaries, Selected Papers of the Annual International Woolf Conferences in 2005 and 2006 (Clement University Press). Current projects are within Victorian fiction, addressing the role of emotion in the industrial novel (Dickens and Gaskell) and the human/machine interface (Samuel Butler).

Dr.art. in British Literature 1995. Professor of British Literature 2009.

  • Narrative, Memory, History: Reading Legacies of Totalitarianism
  • Text, Action, Space: Performative language and topographical patterns as converging areas in modern drama, prose fiction and film. An Inter-Disciplinary Approach to Aesthetic and Cultural Studies  http://www.uib.no/fg/teksthandlingrom