Centre for Languages and Literature

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University


PH.d. in Litterary Science at Lunds University.

Dissertation: In dialogue with Proust.

Master in Nordic Litterature with a treatise in "Proust in Denmark. A reading of På sporet af den tabte tid and the story of the danish reception of the work" (1994)

Main publication: a monography on the danish poet Søren Ulrik Thomsen: "Skønheden er en gåde. Søren Ulrik Thomsens forfatterskab"/"Beauty is a mystery. The Works of Søren Ulrik Thomsen" (2002).

Teacher in creative writing on my own Conrads School of writing.

Field of interess: paradoxes, Gunnar Ekelöf´s poetry, poetics & strategies, the affirmative power and oppositionel potentials of litterature.

Has made two documentaries; "Poet" (2000) dealing with poets fra the 1990's in Denmark, and Ekelöf's Vision (2007)

Conrad Things book, "Count of The North. Four essays and sixteen conversations on the works and significans of the swedish poet Gunnar Ekelöf" was published in november 2011. A book connected to the film "


Other tasks and qualifications

Proust in Denmark. A reading of In Search of Time lost and the history of the danish reception. MA-dissertation, 1994.

Neal Ashley Conrad Thing

Former employee at Centre for Languages and Literature.

Neal Ashley Conrad Thing can no longer be reached through the department/unit.