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The Cold Counsel: The Women in Old Norse Literature and Myth

Literary essay


by
Sarah M. Anderson (Editor) and Karen Swenson (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 300 pages

File size: 5.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Cold Counsel is the only collection devoted to the place of women in Old Norse literature and culture. It draws upon the disciplines of history, sociology, feminism, ethnography and psychoanalysis in order to raise fresh questions about such new subjects as gender, class, sexuality, family structure and ideology in medieval Iceland.