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577. Time in Old Norse–Icelandic Literature

Wednesday, 7 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Ravenna C, Sheraton

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

Presiding: Joseph C. Harris, Harvard Univ.

1. "Time and Nine Giant Women: Apocalypse and Chronology in Völuspá," Jes Battis, Univ. of Regina

2. "Thor's Nine Paces: Völuspá Stanza 56," Thomas D. Hill, Cornell Univ.

3. "An Old Problem in a New Time Signature: Snorri's Revision of Temporality in Völuspá," Sarah M. Anderson, Princeton Univ.

Responding: Richard L. Harris, Univ. of Saskatchewan


Subject:

  • Other Literatures – Scandinavian

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