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Emotion in old Norse literature. Translations, voices, contexts.

Author: Sif Rikhardsdottir
Publisher: Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer Ltd. 2017.
Series: Studies in Old Norse literature, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Authors throughout history have relied on the emotional make-up of their readers and audiences to make sense of the behaviours and actions of fictive characters. But how can a narrative voice contained in a text evoke feelings that are ultimately never real or actual, but a figment of a text, a fictive reality created out of words? How does one reconcile interiority - a presumed modern conceptualisation - with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sif Rikhardsdottir
ISBN: 9781843844709 1843844702
OCLC Number: 994237105
Description: 200 pages.
Series Title: Studies in Old Norse literature, 1.
Responsibility: Sif Rikhardsdottir.

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Draws on Old Norse literary heritage to explore questions of emotion as both a literary motif and as a social phenomenon.  Read more...

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