February 17, 2019

EVERGREEN ASH: Ecology and Catastrophe in Old Norse Myth and Literature

McIntyre Amy

By Christopher Abram. University of Virginia Press. February 2019.

“Old Norse studies sometimes lags behind other fields in assimilating new critical and theoretical approaches, and this has certainly been the case with ecocriticism. The tide is turning, however, and medieval Icelandic literature offers very rich material for the environmental humanities. As the first book-length ecocritical study in its field, Evergreen Ash will become the key reference point for everyone interested in how Old Norse Icelandic literature and ecocriticism might illuminate each other.”— Carl ...