Skip to Content

The Cold Counsel

The Women in Old Norse Literature and Myth

Edited by Sarah M. Anderson, Karen Swenson

Routledge – 2002 – 300 pages

Purchasing Options:

  • Add to CartHardback: $125.00
    978-0-8153-1966-5
    December 21st 2001

Description

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.

Author Bio

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

Name: The Cold Counsel: The Women in Old Norse Literature and Myth (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Sarah M. Anderson, Karen Swenson. 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...
Categories: Literature, Literature & Gender Studies, Medieval Literature