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407. The Neglected Sagas

Saturday, 10 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Michigan A, Sheraton Chicago

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

Presiding: Jeffrey Turco, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

1. "Vǫlsa þáttr: History and Truth," Thomas D. Hill, Cornell Univ.

2. "The Decline of Paroemial Cognitive Patterning in Some Later Sagas," Richard L. Harris, Univ. of Saskatchewan

3. "Bad Data: Challenges Facing Historical Pragmatics and How the 'Neglected Sagas' Can Help," Eric Bryan, Missouri Univ. of Science and Tech.


Subject:

  • Other Literatures – Scandinavian

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