Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Kate Heslop (KSH) - 109

Dr Kate Heslop (KSH)

Kate Heslop is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Scandinavian at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research centers on skaldic and eddic poetry and the heroic tradition. She approaches this material from a medial perspective, encompassing not only the media transition associated with the arrival of manuscript textuality, but also multi- and intermedial relations of bodies (as sites of performance, memory, the senses, emotion, etc.), codices, inscriptions, and images. She has published widely on these topics and is working on a book on poetic mediation in Viking and Medieval Scandinavia.

allocated stanzas by volume:
Vol. I: 74
Vol. III: 14
Vol. IV: 1
Vol. V: 19

poems and verse groups:
Anonymous Lausavísur, Lausavísur from Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar in mesta
Anonymous Poems, Grettisfærsla
Anonymous Poems, Óláfs drápa Tryggvasonar
Anonymous Poems, Poem about Óláfr Tryggvason
Bárðr á Upplǫndum, Lausavísa
Hallbjǫrn hali, Lausavísa
Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Erfidrápa Óláfs Tryggvasonar
Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Hákonardrápa
Skúli Þorsteinsson, Poem about Svǫlðr
Skúli Þorsteinsson, Lausavísa
Þorleifr jarlsskáld Rauðfeldarson, Drápa about Sveinn tjúguskegg
Þorleifr jarlsskáld Rauðfeldarson, Jarlsníð
Þorleifr jarlsskáld Rauðfeldarson, Lausavísur
Þorleifr jarlsskáld Rauðfeldarson, Poem about Hákon
Þórarinn, Lausavísa
Þórarinn svarti máhlíðingr Þórólfsson, Máhlíðingavísur

other individual stanzas:

prose works:
Þiðriks saga af Bern

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