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Thursday, 28 December

278. Poetry and Old Norse Narrative

3:30–4:45 p.m., Washington B, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Old Norse Language and Literature

Presiding: Molly A. Martin, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

1. “Guðrún’s Tears and the Process of Healing: Romance Psychology in Guðrúnarkviða I,” Thomas D. Hill, Cornell Univ.

2. “Grudging Praise: Old Norse Poets and the Theme of Head Ransom,” Alison Finlay, Univ. of London, Birkbeck Coll.

3. “Poetry and the Men of Hrafnista,” Shaun F. D. Hughes, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

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