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

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

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

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: 9781138991460
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/24/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 321
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About 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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