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DARC Bibliographies - Women



Books

Title Author Publisher ISBN Comment
Women in the Viking Age Judith Jesch Boydell Press, 1991. 0-85115-278-3  
Women in Old Norse Society Jenny Jochens Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, 1995. 0-8014-3165-4 good author, considered one of the 'grand ole dames' of this field, but strong feminist bias is evident
Old Norse Images of Women Jenny Jochens University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996. 0-8122-3358-1  
Cold Counsel : The Women of Old Norse Literature and Myth Sarah M. Anderson (Editor), Karen Swenson (Editor) Garland Publishing, 2001. 0-8153-1966-5 Excellent, but tres expensive at $85 US.
The Position of Women in Scandinavia during the Viking Period Grethe Jacobson. University of Wisconsin, 1978 MA Thesis,  


Articles

Title Author Journal / Book Comment
Sexual Irregularities in Medieval Scandinavia Grethe Jacobson in Sexual Practices and the Medieval Church, eds. Vern L.Bullogh and James Brundage. Prometheus Books, Buffalo, NY; 1982.  
Gender and Drinking in the World of the Icelandic Sagas Jenny Jochens in A Special Brew: essays in honour of Kristof Glamann.Odense: Odense University Press, 1993  
Men, Women and Beasts: Old Norse Sexuality Jenny Jochens in Handbook in Sexuality, Vern Bullough, ed. New York: Garland Press, 1995  
Old Norse Motherhood Jenny Jochens in Medieval Mothering, John Carmi Parsons and Bonnie Wheeler, ed. New York: Garland Press, 1996  
Before the Male Gaze: The absense of the female body in Old Norse Jenny Jochens in Sex in the Middle Ages: a book of essays New York: Garland Press, 1991  
The Politics of Scarcity: Notes on the Sex Ratio in Early Scandinavia Carol Clover in Scandinavian Studies, v.60 (1988) pgs. 147-188 very interesting article
The Milky Way in History: Breast Feeding, Antagonism between the Sexes, and Infant Mortality in Medieval Norway Ole Jorgen Benidictow in Scandinavian Journal of History, v.10 (1985): pgs.19-53  
The Church and Sexuality in Medieval Iceland Jenny Jochens in Journal of Medieval History v.6 (1980)pgs.377-392  
Consent in Marriage: Old Norse Law, Life and Literature Jenny Jochens in Scandinavian Studies v.58 (1986) pgs.142-176  
Old Norse Magic and Gender: Thattr Thorvalds ens Vidforla Jenny Jochens in Scandinavian Studies, v.63 (1991) 305-317  
Volupsa: Matrix of Norse Womanhood Jenny Jochens in Journal of English and Germanic Philology, v.88 (1989) pgs.344-362  
Women and ships in the Viking Age Judith Jesch in Northern Studies v.36 (2001) pgs.1-20  
Maiden Warriors and Other Sons Carol Clover in Journal of English and Germanic Philology, January 1986 pgs.35-49  
Concubinage and Slavery in the Viking Age Ruth Mazo Karras in Scandinavian Studies, v.62 (1990) pgs.141-162  
      Updated: 4 Dec, 2007
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