FURTHER READING

Some of the resources we refer to in the podcast (directly or indirectly) are listed below.

Primary sources

The Book of Settlements: Landnámabók. Translated by Hermann Pálsson and Paul Edwards. University of Manitoba Icelandic Studies 1. Winnipeg:  University of Manitoba Press, 2006 [1972].

The Saga of Grettir the Strong. Translated by Bernard Scudder. London: Penguin, 2005.

The Saga of the People of Eyri. Translated by Judy Quinn. In Gisli Sursson’s Saga and The Saga of the People of Eyri. London: Penguin, 2003.

The Saga of the People of Laxardal and Bolli Bollason’s Tale. Translated by Keneva Kunz. London: Penguin, 2008.

Secondary sources

Auður Ingvarsdóttir. ‘Margkunnugar konur og óborin börn: Úr kvenlegum reynsluheimi á miðöldum’. Ritið 9 (2009):  161–78.

Brown, Nancy Marie. The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman. Orlando: Harcourt Books, 2008.

Callow, Chris.‘ Putting Women in their Place? Gender, Landscape, and the Construction of Landnámabók’. Viking and Medieval Scandinavia 7 (2011): 7–28.

Clunies Ross, Margaret. ‘Land-Taking and Text-Making in Medieval Iceland’. In Text and Territory: Geographical Imagination in the European Middle Ages, edited by Sylvia Tomasch and Sealy Gilles, 160-184. The Middle Ages. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.

Downham, Clare. ‘Coastal Communities and Diaspora Identities in Viking Age Ireland’. In Maritime Societies of the Viking and Medieval World, edited by James H. Barrett and Sarah Jane Gibbon, 369–383. Leeds: Maney, 2015.

Manchan, Tim W., and Jón Karl Helgason, eds. From Iceland to the Americas. Vinland and Historical Imagination. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020.

Heng, Geraldine. The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Jesch, Judith. The Viking Diaspora. London: Routledge, 2015.

Jesch, Judith. Women in the Viking Age. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 1991.

Jochens, Jenny. Women in Old Norse Society. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1995.

Jochens, Jenny. ‘Consent in Marriage: Old Norse Law, Life, and Literature’. Scandinavian Studies 58 (1986): 142–176.

Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir. Valkyrie: The Women of the Viking World. London: Bloomsbury, 2020.

Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir. Women in Old Norse Literature: Bodies, Words, and Power. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Karras, Ruth Mazo. Slavery and Society in Medieval Scandinavia. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988.

Larrington, Carolyne. ‘‘Undruðusk þá, sem fyrir var’: Wonder, Vínland and Mediaeval Travel Narratives’. Mediaeval Scandinavia 14 (2004): 91–114.

Mitchell, Stephen A. ‘Magic as Acquired Art and the Ethnographic Value of the Sagas’. In Old Norse Myths, Literature and Society, edited by Margaret Clunies Ross, 132–152. The Viking Collection 14. Odense: University Press of South Denmark, 2003.

Orri Vésteinsson. ‘A Divided Society: Peasants and the Aristocracy in Medieval Iceland’. Viking and Medieval Scandinavia 3 (2007): 117–139.

Orri Vésteinsson. ‘Patterns of Settlement in Iceland: A Study in Prehistory’. Saga-Book 25 (1998–2001): 1–29.

Sigurður R. Helgason. ‘Gullbrá og Menglöð: ástargyðjan afskræmd?’ Orð og tunga 133–47.

Smith, Michèle Hayeur. ‘Ethnicity’. In A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Medieval Age, edited by Sarah-Grace Heller, 125–140. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.

Vanherpen, Sofie. ‘Remembering Auðr/Unnr djúp(a)uðga Ketilsdóttir: Construction of Cultural Memory and Female Religious Identity’. Mirator 14 (2013): 61–78.

Wolf, Kirsten. ‘Amazons in Vínland’. Journal of English and Germanic Philology 95 (1996): 469–485.