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  • Peters Reisebericht Nr. 4by Peter Alles

    tredition 2015; US$ 3.54

    Der Autor schreibt Řber seine Rundreise durch Island, die ihn an vielen landschaftlich, geschichtlich und kulturell interessanten Stellen vorbeifŘhrte und dabei wertvolle gruppendynamische Erfahrungen sammeln lie▀, Řber die er informativ, unterhaltsam und auf pers÷nliche, humorvolle Weise berichtet. Neben den bekannten SehenswŘrdigkeiten wie dem Goldenen... more...

  • The Poetic Eddaby Jeramy Dodds

    Coach House Books 2014; US$ 16.99

    A lively contemporary translation of these action-packed medieval Icelandic poems. more...

  • Perzeption und Rezeptionby Joachim Laczny; JŘrgen Sarnowsky

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.84

    Wenn man die Subjektivitńt der mittelalterlichen Autoren nicht nur als st÷renden Faktor sieht, die durch intensive Quellenkritik herausgefiltert werden muss, er÷ffnet diese neue Perspektiven auf die mittelalterliche Geschichte. Die inhaltlich sehr verschiedenen Beitrńge dieses Bandes wenden sich daher bewusst den Wahrnehmungen und Vorstellungen der... more...

  • Snorri Sturluson - Historiker, Dichter, Politikerby Heinrich Beck; Wilhelm Heizmann; Jan van Nahl

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    The Icelandic historian, poet, and politician Snorri Sturluson was an exceptional figureof the Nordic Middle Ages. The essays by renowned scholars gathered in this volume present the current state of research on Sturluson while also suggesting new approaches. In addition to examining questions related to the history of religion, they consider... more...

  • The Meters of Old Norse Eddic Poetryby Seiichi Suzuki

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 266.00

    A formal and functional study of the three meters of Old Norse eddic poetry, fornyr­islag , mßlahßttr , and ljˇ­ahßttr , this book provides their systematic account (synchronic,diachronic, and from a comparative Germanic perspective). With thorough data presentation, detailed philological analysis, and sophisticated linguistic explanation,... more...

  • Die literarische Funktion von Kleidung in den ═slendingas÷gur und ═slendinga■Šttirby Anita Sauckel

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    icelandic sagas have long been a focus of Norse research. However, literary scholars have largely neglected the extensive and meticulous descriptions of clothing contained in the sagas until now. The present work examines the clothing worn by the characters in Icelandic sagas and stories with a view to its social, emotional, and gender-specific... more...

  • The Cold Counselby Sarah M. Anderson; Karen Swenson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    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. more...

  • Snorri Sturlusons Mythologie und die mittelalterliche Theologieby Jan Alexander van Nahl

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    The study of North Germanic mythology has been greatly influenced by the writings of the Icelandic scholar and politician Snorri Sturluson (1178/9?1241). Yet the past 200 years has seen much disagreement among Sturluson scholars. In this book, Jan Alexander van Nahl provides a constructive new way to think about the debates. He casts a... more...

  • Women in Old Norse Literatureby Jˇhanna KatrÝn Fri­riksdˇttir

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Old Norse texts offer different ideas about what it is to be female, presenting women in diverse social and economic positions. This book analyzes female characters in medieval Icelandic saga literature, and demonstrates how they engaged with some of the most contested values of the period, revealing the anxieties of both the authors and audiences.... more...

  • From Romanticism to Critical Theoryby Andrew Bowie

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    From Romanticism to Critical Theory explores the philosophical origins of literary theory via the tradition of German philosophy that began with the Romantic reaction to Kant. It traces the continuation of the Romantic tradition of Novalis, Friedrich Schlegel and Schleiermacher, in Heidegger's approaches to art and thruth, and in the Critical Theory... more...