Magic, memory and folklore in Scandinavia: interview with Stephen Mitchell
Stephen Mitchell is a professor of Scandinavian and Folklore at Harvard University, EUA. He is also Curator of the Milman Parry Collection of Oral Literature. Together with colleagues from the University of Aarhus, he annually teaches in and directs Harvard’s Viking Studies Program in Scandinavia. He is the author of Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages (2011), Heroic Sagas and Ballads (1991), Job in Female Garb: Studies on the Autobiography of Agneta Horn (1985), and co-editor of Handbook of Pre-Modern Nordic Memory Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches (2018); Old Norse Mythology - Comparative Perspectives (2017), Minni and Muninn: Memory in Medieval Nordic Culture (2014); Memory and Remembering: Past Awareness in the Medieval North (2013).
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