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Old Norse images of women

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scandinavia
    • Subjects:
    • Old Norse literature -- History and criticism.,
    • Women -- Scandinavia -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.,
    • Goddesses in literature.,
    • Women in literature.,
    • Mythology, Norse.,
    • Women -- Mythology.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-319) and index.

      StatementJenny Jochens.
      SeriesMiddle Ages series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT7162.W6 J6 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 326 p. ;
      Number of Pages326
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL974068M
      ISBN 100812233581
      LC Control Number96011000


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Old Norse Images of Women book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Old Norse Images of Women Book Description: Working from the Poetic Edda, the Prose Edda, and Old Norse prose narratives and laws, Jenny Jochens argues for an underlying cultural continuum of a pagan pantheon and a set of heroic figures shared by the Germanic tribes in Europe, Britain, Scandinavia, and Iceland from A.D.

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Old Norse Images of Women by Jenny Jochens,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(17). This study of female images brings to term my work on women in the Old Norse tradition. Twenty years ago I began to offer courses in the history of medieval women and to "mainstream" women into my regular courses in the history department at Towson State University.

Jenny Jochens captures in fascinating detail the lives of women in pagan and early Christian Iceland and Norway: their work, sexual behavior, marriage customs, reproductive practices, familial relations, leisure activities, religious practices, and legal constraints and protections.

Much of this information also applies to everyday life in the entire Germanic world/5(2). This book is an attempt to present, in one volume, a selection of notable Old Norse (Old Icelandic) poetry in which the voice of the speaking poet (skald, Icelandic skáld) is poetry is attributed, in the manuscripts, to skalds from the ninth to the thirteenth century, as well as to numerous legendary figures impossible to verify or date.

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Old Norse Images of Women explores the female half of this legacy, which involves images both divine and human.

In a society marked by sharp gender divisions, women were frequently portrayed as one of four conventional types. The warrior woman was exemplified by the valkyrie, sheildmaiden, or maiden king. The wise woman was a prophetess or. The first, Women in Old Norse Society, uses three main Norse sagas as a basis for the study of real female life according to law and religion, but also in leisure, sex, and work.

Old Norse Images of Women, her second book, deals with images of women written by men, divine myths and legends about women. In her books I found she separated the. Odin (from Old Norse Óðinn) is a major god in Norse mythology, the Allfather of the gods, and the ruler of Asgard.

His role, like that of many of the Norse gods, is complex. Odin is a principal member of the Æsir (the major group of the Norse pantheon) and is associated with war, battle, victory and death, but also wisdom, Shamanism, magic. Old Norse Images of Women explores the female half of this legacy, which involves images both divine and human.

In a society marked by sharp gender divisions, women were frequently portrayed as one of four conventional types. The warrior woman was exemplified by the valkyrie, sheildmaiden, or maiden king. The wise woman was a prophetess or Author: Jenny Jochens.

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MYTHS IN METAL WOOD, STONE, CLOTH and BONE Trundholm Sun-Chariot, Denmark BC Discovered The Sky-Disc of Nebra Nebra, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Jochens, Jenny M. "Men, Women, and Beasts: Old Norse Sexuality." Handbook in Sexuality.

Vern Bullough. New York: Garland Press. Jochens, Jenny M. Old Norse Images of Women. Philadelphia. University of Philadelphia Press. [Jochens examines the literary views of Viking Age women, examining stereotypes and various themes.

A very. HULÐ: Old Norse name derived from the word hulda, meaning "hidden, obscure, secret." IÐUNNR: Old Norse name composed of the elements ið "again" and unna "to love," hence "again to love." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of spring.

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two studies. A fo rthcoming study, titled Old Norse Images of Wo men, will treat the first group:3 divine, mythic, and heroic women whose images were initially depicted by Latin authors in writing and articulated by Germanic singers in oral lays, now preserved only in Old Norse Eddic poetry and elaborated in Cited by: 'Women in Old Norse Literature surpasses what has to date been written about the image of women in the sagas.

Unlike previous studies that have focused almost exclusively on a handful of the classical Íslendingasögur (Sagas of Icelanders) and the figure of the female inciter, this book considers the role played by women in the entire corpus Author: Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir.

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In Britain. From the 8th to the 15th centuries, Vikings and Norse settlers and their descendants colonised parts of what is now modern Old Norse poetry survives relating to this period.

The Orkneyinga saga (also called the History of the Earls of Orkney) is a historical narrative of the history of the Orkney Islands, from their capture by the Norwegian king in the ninth century. For a comprehensive and authoritative overview of women in Norse culture, see Jenny Jochens, Women in Old Norse Society (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, ) and her other book, which might be seen as a companion volume to the first, Old Norse Images of Women (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, ).Cited by: 2.