Dr Hannah Burrows
MA, PhD York
+61 2 9351 2572
Room N305, John Woolley Building A20
- Old Norse-Icelandic literature, language and cultural history
- The interaction between law and literature in medieval Iceland
- Humour in Old Norse literature
Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages
Pre-Christian Religions of the North ('Research and Reception' strand)
- Rhyme and Reason: Lawspeaker-Poets in Medieval Iceland’. Scandinavian Studies, 81.2 (2009), 215-38.
- Cold Cases: Law and Legal Detail in the Íslendingasögur. Parergon, 26.1 (2009), 35-55.
- The Secret Lives of Lawspeakers: The portrayal of lögsögumenn in the Íslendingasögur’. Á austrvega: Saga and East Scandinavia. Preprint papers of the 14th International Saga Conference, Uppsala, 9th-15th August 2009. Ed. Agneta Ney, Henrik Williams and Frederik Charpentier Ljungqvist. 2 vols. (Gävle: Gävle University Press, 2009). I, 151-59.
- 'In this country, what is found in books is to be law': Legal Knowledge, Literacy and the Shifting Spheres of Power in Medieval Iceland, Quaestio Insularis 8 (2007), 36-50.
ENGL3536 An Introduction to Old Norse
ENGL3636 Continuing Old Norse
ENGL2657 Myths, Legends and Heroes