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Coming to Grips with the Beast – a Reply to Carrie Roy
Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens historia, Lunds universitet.
Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens historia, Lunds universitet.
Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel.
2012 (English)In: Fornvännen, ISSN 0015-7813, Vol. 107, no 1, 41-46 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
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At the 14th Saga Conference, Carrie Roy presented a paper on the meaning of the gripping- beast motif in Viking Period culture. Roy levels serious criticism against her peers, including the co-authors of this note, declaring them victims of their own subjectivity. The three of us have contributed equally to the following reply.

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2012. Vol. 107, no 1, 41-46 p.
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Saga conference, Animal Art, Animal Style, Archaeology, Dress adornment, Edda, Ekphrasis, Scaldic Poetry, Iconography, Methodology, Norse religion, Viking Age, Viking art, Viking ornament, Debate, Gripping Beast, Viking, Animal Art
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-177398OAI: diva2:540982
Available from: 2012-07-16 Created: 2012-07-12 Last updated: 2012-09-10Bibliographically approved

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