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The Ambiguities of Memory Construction in Medieval Texts: The Nordic Case

The Ambiguities of Memory Construction in Medieval Texts: The Nordic Case

April 18, 2012

On April 13 and 14, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study sponsored an exploratory seminar on The Ambiguities of Memory Construction in Medieval Texts: The Nordic Case, with participants representing such disciplines as history, literature, folklore, and archaeology. front row, L-R: Joseph Harris; Gísli Sigurðsson; Pernille Hermann; Nicole Burgoyne; Merrill Kaplan; Agnes Arnórsdóttir; back row, L-R: Anders Andrén; Jürg Glauser; Thomas DuBois; Bjørn Bandlien; Stephen Mitchell.

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Reviewer comments on Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages

October 1, 2011

"What Mitchell has now given us is a magisterial overview that allows us to see how the history of witchcraft and magic in northern Europe fits into broader European patterns […] Mitchell’s book is fascinating and valuable, then, not only because it fills a gap and gives us a rich store of material previously too little known but also because it raises questions about the distinctive resonance magic and witchcraft could have even in a time of deep and widespread integration into European culture." —Richard Kieckhefer, The Catholic Historical Review

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