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145. Memory and Modes of Knowledge in Old Norse–Icelandic

Saturday, 3 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 203, Hynes

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

Presiding: Richard L. Harris, Univ. of Saskatchewan

1. "'. . . Við It Fyrsta Hǫgg': Some Thoughts on the Episode of Ámundi the Blind in Brennu-Njáls Saga," Richard L. Harris

2. "The Half-Breed Hero: Snorri Sturluson's Mythic Ethnography and Saga Tradition," Jeffrey Turco, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

3. "Phrasing Wisdom in Niðrstigningar Saga," Adam Oberlin, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

4. "'Segðu mér þat!': Turning Wheels, Helmets of Secrecy, and Laying the Calm: The Relation between Words and Knowledge in Alvíssmál," Joseph Leake, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs


Subject:

  • Other Literatures – Scandinavian

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