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Meeting the other in Norse myth and legend.

McKinnell, J. (2005) 'Meeting the other in Norse myth and legend.', Woodbridge: D.S. Brewer.

Abstract

An investigation of the traditional patterns of cross-gender encounter between figures representing This World and the Other in Old Norse - Icelandic literature, and in more recent Scandinavian and British folktale and ballad, demonstrating that each typical pattern is generally associated with a particular pre-Christian Norse god.

Item Type:Book
Keywords:Old Norse, Mythology, Poetry, Fornaldarsögur, Gender.
Full text:Full text not available from this repository.
Publisher Web site:http://www.boydell.co.uk/43840421.HTM
Record Created:01 Nov 2006
Last Modified:27 Apr 2009 16:04

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