Journal Viking and Medieval Scandinavia, vol. 3

Viking and Medieval Scandinavia 3 (2007)

  • Pages: 267 p.
  • Size:160 x 240 mm
  • Illustrations:25 b/w, 8 col.
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2008

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  • ISBN: 978-2-503-52334-7
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    The contents of this issue comprise the following articles:

    Karen Bek-Petersen, 'Are the Spinning Nornir Just a Yarn?';

    Yvonne S. Bonnetain, 'Riding the Tree';

    David Clark, 'Kin-Slaying in the Poetic Edda: The End of the World?';

    Kristina Jonsson, 'Burial Rods and Charcoal Graves: New Light on Old Burial Practices';

    John McKinnell, 'The Making of Hávamál';

    Orri Vésteinsson, 'A Divided Society: Peasants and the Aristocracy in Medieval Iceland';

    Sverrir Jakobsson, 'Strangers in Icelandic Society 1100–1400';

    Plus a Round-Table Discussion on 'Ekphrasis', comprising the following contributions:

    Margaret Clunies Ross, 'Stylistic and Generic Identifiers of the Old Norse Skaldic Ekphrasis';

    Signe Horn Fuglesang, 'Ekphrasis and Surviving Imagery in Viking Scandinavia';

    John Hines, 'Ekphrasis as Speech-Act: Ragnarsdrápa 1–7';

    Russell Poole, 'Ekphrasis: Its "Prolonged Echoes" in Scandinavia'.