Show More Northern Antiquity: The Post-Medieval Reception of Edda and Saga edited by Andrew Wawn.
Hisarlik, 342 pp., £35, October 1994, 1 874312 18 4Show More
Heritage and Prophecy: Grundtvig and the English-Speaking World edited by A.M. Allchin.
Canterbury, 330 pp., £25, January 1994, 9781853110856Show More
“... The ‘Viking’ is one of the strongest images in contemporary popular culture. As Régis Boyer remarks in his essay in Northern Antiquity on the French reception of Old Norse literature, Vikings look out, under their now traditional horned helmets, from every herring tin in the supermarket, while a great part of the population of Normandy marks itself off from the Parisian riff-raff by putting little longship stickers on their cars ...”