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Meeting the Other in Norse Myth and Legend
A particular, recurring feature of Old Norse myths and legends is an encounter between creatures of This World (gods and human beings) and those of the Other (giants, giantesses, dwarves, prophetesses, monsters and the dead). Concentrating on cross-gendered encounters, this book analyses these meetings, and the different motifs and situations they encompass, from the consu ...more
Hardcover, 302 pages
Published June 1st 2005 by Boydell & Brewer
(first published May 15th 2005)
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