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Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Førsteamanuensis

Institutt for språk og litteratur

Associate Professor

Department of Language and Literature

Education

PhD English Literature and Culture at the University of Bergen. Graphic Design at MI (NKF)

Teaching

100-level English Literature and Culture Campus and Net studies. 200-level course in literary film adaptation.

Teaching and Research Interests

Early Modern art and literature. Magic, astrology and alchemy. William Shakespeare. Comics and graphic novels. Adaptation and reception studies.

Research Groups and Networks

President, The Bergen-Volda Shakespeare Network

Current Research 

Comic book, manga and graphic novel adaptations of plays by Shakespeare (monograph). Early modern esoteric visual culture and literature: the art and poetry of alchemy, astrology, magic and Hermeticism, and its reception (article in production)

Other projects

LiCOR (Literary Critcism Online Resource); development and design

EMCO (Early Modern Culture Online); editor, peer-reviewed online journal

Highlighted works

Myklebost, Svenn-Arve. "Comic Books and Manga". The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare: The World's Shakespeare, 1660-Present. Ed. Bruce Smith. New York: CUP, 2016.

Myklebost, Svenn-Arve. Shakespeare in Configuration: Models, Comics and Manga. Thesis. Bergen: University of Bergen, 2013. 

Research

CRIStin

Scientific articles and book chapters

Early modern visual-verbal esoteric imagery and the theatre: Julius Caesar 1.3
Published 2018 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Comic Books and Manga
Published 2016 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Literary Adaptations into Comic/Graphic Novel Form
Published 2014 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Painted Devils and Samurai: Macbeth in Comics and Manga
Published 2013 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Shakespeare Manga: Early or Post-Modern?
Published 2013 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Difference vs. Change: A Theory of Configuration
Published 2013 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Tristram Shandy: teikneserie, roman eller teikneserieroman?
Published 2012 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

By whatever name
Published 2010 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Rebuilding Shakespeare: Manga
Published 2008 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Decoding the comics code and beyond
Published 2008 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Other works

Editorial EMCO#4
Published 2018 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Review: Katherine Eggert. Disknowledge: Literature, Alchemy, and the End of Humanism in Renaissance England
Published 2018 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

William Shakespeare. Utdjupingsartikkel. Allkunne.no
Published 2017 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

BVSN Conference Cambridge
Published 2017 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Esoteric Imagery in Julius Caesar and Julius Caesar in Esoteric Imagery
Published 2017 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Literary Criticism Online Resource (LiCOR)
Published 2017 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost, Timothy Saunders

Shakespeare in the Age of Disenchantment
Published 2016 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

LiCOR: The Making of a Digital Teaching Resource
Published 2016 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost, Timothy Saunders

The Art of Memory and the Memory of Art: The Aesthetics of Memory
Published 2016 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Yates and Shakespeare Adaptation
Published 2016 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Early Modern Culture Online
Published 2015 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Boklansering: Shakespeare and the Visual Imagination
Published 2015 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost, Stuart Sillars

Konsulentverksemd - allkunne.no
Published 2015 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Conspiracy and the Canon
Published 2015 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

The Organist Conspiracy: Shakespeare as Treasure Map
Published 2015 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Introduction: Florence Symposium on Editing
Published 2015 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Afterword
Published 2014 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Introduction
Published 2014 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Shakespeare in Configuration: Presentasjon av avhandlingsarbeid
Published 2014 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Adapsjon av Shakespeare til teikneserieformat
Published 2013 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Filmadapsjoner - fra perm til skjerm
Published 2013 by Arne Engelstad, Torun Lian, Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Shakespeare in Configuration. Models, Comics and Manga [ISBN 978-82-308-2222-7]
Published 2013 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

The Gait of Meaning: Comics Gestures
Published 2011 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Samurai Macbeth: “Painted Devils” in Sequence
Published 2011 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

The Meaning of Media and the Politics of Genre: Comedic and Tragic Shakespeare Comics
Published 2011 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Cultural Amalgamations: Shakespeare Manga
Published 2011 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

In and out of Plays: Image-Text to Text-Image to Image-Text
Published 2010 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Images of Words of Images
Published 2010 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Framed: Image, Word and Meaning in Manga Shakespeare
Published 2009 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost

Rebuilding Shakespeare: What Caliban Looks Like
Published 2008 by Svenn-Arve Myklebost