Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 17508
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Sayers , William.
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  • Title: Sexual Identity, Cultural Integrity, Verbal and Other Magic in Episodes from "Laxdoela saga" and "Kormáks saga" [The article examines several episodes from two sagas in order to show how threats of verbal magic, questionable sexual identity, and cultural permeability were conceptualized and tolerated in Icelandic society. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Arkiv för nordisk filologi 107, ( 1992): Pages 131 - 155.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Iceland Kormaks Saga Laxdaela Saga Literature- Prose Magic in Literature Sexuality in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Scandinavia
  • Century: 13
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  • Table: One Table. Table 1 charts threats to social stability and cultural integrity in the "Laxdoela Saga" and the "Kormaks Saga."
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00667668
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