Women in Old Norse Literature (Heftet)

Bodies, Words, and Power

Serie: The New Middle Ages 


Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2013
Antall sider: 192
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781349298624
Kategori: Språk
Omtale Women in Old Norse Literature
Old Norse texts offer different ideas about what it is to be female, presenting women in diverse social and economic positions. This book analyzes female characters in medieval Icelandic saga literature, and demonstrates how they engaged with some of the most contested values of the period, revealing the anxieties of both the authors and audiences.

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