Further Reading

This section offers suggestions of books that offer more information on the topics covered in this exhibit. Where the titles include a hyperlink, they link to online reviews of the books.

  • Anderson, S. and Swenson, K. (eds), 2002 Cold Counsel: Women in Old Norse Literature and Mythology. A Collection of Essays (London and New York: Routledge)

  • Brink, S. and Price, N. S. (eds), 2008 The Viking World (London: Routledge)Jesch, J., 1991 Women in the Viking Age (Woodbridge: Boydell)

  • Brown, N. M., 2007 The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman (Harcourt)

  • Brown, N. M., 2015 The Saga of Gudrid the Far-Traveler (namelos)

  • Brown, N. M., 2015 Ivory Vikings: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World and the Woman Who Made Them (New York: St. Martin's Press)

  • Coleman, N. and Løkka, N. (eds), 2014 Kvinner i vikingtid (Oslo: Scandinavian Academic Press)

  • Jochens, J., 1995 Women in Old Norse Society (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press)

  • Jochens, J., 1996 Old Norse Images of Women (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press)

  • Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir, 2013 Women in Old Norse Literature: Bodies, Words, and Power The New Middle Ages (New York: Palgrave Macmillan)

  • Norrman, L. E., 2008. Viking Women: The narrative voice in woven tapestries (Amherst, NY: Cambria Press)

Further Reading