Tore Rem is Professor of British literature in the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo, p.t. Christensen Visiting Fellow at St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford. His books include Dickens, Melodrama and the Parodic Imagination and Henry Gibson/Henrik Ibsen. Rem is general editor of the forthcoming Penguin Classics edition of Ibsen and the author of many articles on Ibsen’s English-language reception. He is currently engaged in the research project ‘The Scandinavian Moment in World Literature’.