Select Bibliography for Egil’s Saga

Andersson, Theodore M. The Growth of the Medieval Icelandic Sagas (1180-1280). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006.

Bagge, Sverre. Society and Politics in Snorri Sturluson’s Heimskringla. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1991.

Boym, Svetlana. The Future of Nostalgia. Basic Books, 2001.

Einarsson, Bjarni. “Egils saga Skalla-Grímssonar.” In Medieval Scandinavia: An Encyclopedia, edited by Phillip Pulsiano, et al, 155-57. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1993.

Finlay, Alison. “Egils saga and other Poets’ Sagas.” In Introductory Essays on Egils Saga and Njals Saga, edited by John Hines and Desmond Slay, 33-48. London: Viking Society for Northern Research, 1992.

Feilberg, H. F. “The Corpse-Door: A Danish Survival.” Folklore 18.4 (1907): 364-375.

Finlay, Alison. “Risking one’s head: Vafþrúðnismál and the mythic power of poetry.” In Myths, Legends, and Heroes: Essays on Old Norse and Old English Literature, edited by Dan Anlezark, 91-108. Toronto: Toronto University Press, 2011.

Hines, John. “Kingship in Egils saga.” In Introductory Essays on Egils Saga and Njals Saga, edited by John Hines and Desmond Slay, 15-32. London: Viking Society for Northern Research, 1992.

Hines, John. “Egil’s höfuðlausn in Time and Place.” Saga Book 24 (1995): 83-104.

Jakobsson, Ármann. “Egils saga and Empathy: Emotions and Moral Issues in a Dysfunctional Saga Family.” Scandinavian Studies 80 (Spring 2008): 1-18.

Kelly, A. Keith. “Truth and a Good Story: Egil’s Saga and Brunanburh” in The Battle of Brunanburh: A Casebook, edited by Michael D. Livingston. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2011, p.305–314.

Larrington, Carolyne. “Egill’s longer poems: Arinbjarnkviða and Sonatorrek.” In Introductory Essays on Egils Saga and Njals Saga, edited by John Hines and Desmond Slay, 49-63. London: Viking Society for Northern Research, 1992.

Livingston, Michael, ed. The Battle of Brunanburh: A Casebook. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2011.

Óskardöttir, Svanhildur, “Egil Strikes Again: Textual Variation and the Seventeenth-Century Reworkings of Egil’s Saga.” In Egil, the Viking Poet: New Approaches to Egil’s Saga, edited by Laurence de Looze, Jon Karl Helgason, Russell Poole, and Torfi H. Tulinius, 175-96. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

Panofsky, Edwin. Renaissance and Renascences in Western Art. Vol. IN-26. New York: Harper & Row, 1972.

Tulinius, Torfi H. “The Construction of Egil’s Saga.” In Egil, the Viking Poet: New Approaches to Egil’s Saga, edited by Laurence de Looze, Jon Karl Helgason, Russell Poole, and Torfi H. Tulinius, 23-39. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.

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