Cold Counsel: Women in Old Norse Literature and Myth

Sarah M. Anderson

320 pages, Hardcover

ISBN: 0815319665


Language: English

Publish: 1040457600000


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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