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

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

by Sarah M. Anderson (Editor)
 

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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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815319665
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/21/2001
Series:
Garland Reference Library of the Humanities Series
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Sarah M. Anderson teaches in the Department of English at Princeton University, and Karen Swenson teaches at Virginia Tech University.

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