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Anger in the Íslendingasögur

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This thesis examines the presentation of anger in the Íslendingasögur and argues that the quality of a character’s emotional expression is contingent on their sociocultural identity. It focuses on the nexus between anger and various modalities of masculinity. The first chapter outlines the social constructivist approach that the thesis adopts, as well as medieval Christianity’s perspective on anger. Section I (comprising chapters two and three) argues that descriptions of involuntary psych...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Sub department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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Programme:
Graduate Development Scholarship
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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