Authors Posts by Johanne Elster Hanson

Johanne Elster Hanson

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Portrait of W. G. Sebald © Basso Cannarsa

Lines of Sight: W. G. Sebald’s East Anglia

On May 18th, the author W. G. ‘Max’ Sebald would have turned 75. Several events commemorating the author will take place throughout the last...

Translated literature enjoys sales boom in the face of Brexit

Over the past year, when Britain has been continually debating when and how to leave the European Union, there has been a surge in...
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Review: Rough Crossing at the Norwich Theatre Royal

It felt odd to watch a farcical comedy set on a luxury ocean liner just days after the dramatic evacuation of the passengers on Viking...

Rachel Cusk at the 2019 Spring Literary Festival

Rachel Cusk, slight with a soft brown fringe and grey trainers, looks calmly out on the audience when greeted with applause. She speaks with deliberation in...

Upcoming: Rachel Cusk at the 2019 Spring Literary Festival

Canadian-born writer Rachel Cusk’s controversial memoirs about motherhood and divorce, together with the recent Outline-trilogy, have made it so that writers and critics often...

Viking exhibition at the Norwich Castle Museum

In the eighth and ninth centuries, the area of East Anglia was particularly vulnerable to invasion from Vikings sailing across the North Sea. With...