Theses - Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
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(2018-05-19)This thesis investigates the concept of ‘diaspora’ as it applies to the Scandinavian settlements of Orkney and Dublin in the eleventh century. Comparative analysis identifies how key differences in the settlements’ location ...
(2017-11-28)This PhD dissertation examines narrative in early Welsh and English poetry, and more particularly how, where, and why we find temporal progression and radiality in the poetic narrative of both literatures. The term ‘radiality’ ...
Narrative structure and the individual in the Íslendingasögur: motivation, provocation and characterisation (2016-07-16)This thesis takes a fresh, character-based approach to the Íslendingasögur. It is inspired by a narratological study that unites the functional and structural role of characters with their human, individualistic portrayal. ...