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The Cold Counsel : The Women in Old Norse Literature and Myth - Sarah M. Anderson

The Cold Counsel

The Women in Old Norse Literature and Myth

By: Sarah M. Anderson (Editor), Karen Swenson (Editor)

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Published: 21st December 2001
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"Cold Counsel: The Women of Old Norse Literature and Myth" 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.

Women and Insults in Old Norse Literature
Hildigunnr's Lament
Women's Voices in Old Norse Literature: The Case of Trojummana
Taming the Shrew: The Rise of the Patriarchy and the Subjection of the Feminine in Old Norse Literature
The Re-emergence of Women's Voices in Icelandic Literature
Vikings Westward to Vinland: The Problem of Women
Gender, Class, and Discourse in Prymskvida
Fathers, Mothers, and Daughters
A Good Day's Work: Laxdoela Saga , Ch. 49
Women's Counsel in the Riddarasogur: The Case of Parcevals Saga
The Woman Who Knows: Female Characters of Eyrbyggja Saga
Male Bonding, Female Body: The Absenting of Women in "Bisclaretz liod,"
Ambiguously Gendered: The Skalds Jorunn
Women Outside: Discourse of Community in Havamal
Saga World and Nineteenth-Century Iceland: The Case of Women Farmers
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ISBN: 9780815319665
ISBN-10: 0815319665
Series: Garland Reference Library of the Humanities
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 21st December 2001
Publisher: GARLAND PUB
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.32 x 16.0  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 1