Fire

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, Stephanie Trigg

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Abstract

This essay follows the complicated aftermath of the agency of fire in medieval Iceland and contemporary Australia. Through a close reading of two Norse sagas, we argue that despite fire's ephemeral nature its material effects are as evident in texts as they are in landscapes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)80-92
Number of pages13
JournalPostmedieval
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Literature and Literary Theory

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