Anna Young

Doctoral Research Fellow - Centre for Gender Research

Academic interests:

  • British and American Literature, particularly from the mid-20th century
  • Literature and gender
  • Child characters in adult fiction
  • Narrative theory


  • PhD fellow in Literature and Gender Studies (2015-)
  • Research assistant on the KULTRANS project Writing Democracy: The Norwegian Constitution 1814-2014 (2011-2014)
  • Group teacher in American Literature at the University of Oslo (2010-2012)
  • MA in American Literature, University of Oslo (2010)
  • BA in English Literature and Language, University of Oslo (2008)


  • KFL1010 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Gender Studies (in Norwegian, 2015-2016)
  • KFL1020 Gender and Science: theories about gender (in Norwegian, 2016)
  • KFL2041 Bachelor thesis in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies (2015-2017)
  • ENG1304 American Literature, an introduction (2010-2012)

Editorial experience:

  • Junior Editor, NORA – Journal of Nordic Feminist and Gender Research (2015-)
Tags: Literature, American Literature, British Literature, Children, Gender, Feminist Theory, Gender and Literature


  • Young, Anna (2015). North to the Future: Captivity and Escape in The Member of the Wedding. Southern Literary Journal.  ISSN 0038-4291.  47(1), s 81- 97

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  • Young, Anna (2017). The Literary Narrative of the ‘Evil’ Child and its Functions.
  • Young, Anna (2016). Bad Seeds: The Psychopathic Child as Monster in Fiction.

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Published Dec. 23, 2016 10:33 AM - Last modified June 23, 2020 1:48 PM