Niklas Salmose

Niklas Salmose

Department of Languages Faculty of Arts and Humanities
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Dr. Salmose holds a PhD in English from University of Edinburgh and
was a visiting Professor at UCLA autumn 2018. He is currently Vice-
Chair of the Department of Languages at Linnaeus University,
Sweden and the Program Coordinator for the Master Program in
English Language and Literature (MELL).


He teaches English literature at all levels in the Department of Languages, presently on Modernism, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Intermedial Ecocriticism, Nostalgic Postcolonialism and English as an Interdisciplinary Subject. He also supervises literary theses at BA, MA and PhD levels.


He has published and presented internationally on nostalgia, Nordic noir, Hitchcock, cinematic style in fiction, modernism, the Anthropocene and Hollywood, animal horror, intermediality and sensorial aesthetics in fiction.
He edited an issue on the Anthropocene for the journal Ekfrase 2016, a collection of nostalgic essay 2018, a special issue on contemporary nostalgia for the journal Humanities 2018, a book on experimental Swedish filmmaker Eric M. Nilsson, and is presently editing the volume Transmediations. Communication across Media Borders for Routledge. At Linnaeus University, he is a member of the Linnaeus University Center of Inter-medial and Multimodal Studies (IMS).

One of his main research fields is the work and life of F. Scott Fitzgerald; he translated and edited Fitzgerald’s short story collection All the Sad Young Men into Swedish 2014. He is co-editing a composite biography on Fitzgerald together with Dr. David Rennie, including chapters by Ronald Berman, Jackson Bryer, Kirk Curnutt, William Blazek, James W. West III, Philip McGowan, Bryant Mangum, Elisabeth Bouzonviller, and Scott Donaldson. He is also editing the new Oxford Classics edition of The Last Tycoon. In November 2018, he was the third annual McDermott lecturer at the University Faculty Club in St. Paul for the Fitzgerald in St. Paul Society.


He is the Vice-Chair of the Department of Languages and one of the program coordinators for the Master Programme in English Language and Literature (MELL).


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