Ep. 64: Norse Mythology & Culture with Genevieve Gornichec (Mini-Masterclass)

SFF Addicts

Aug 1 2023 • 57 mins

Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Norse Mythology & Culture with author Genevieve Gornichec. During the episode, Genevieve unravels the tapestry of Norse culture, including the essentials of Norse history, the popularity of Norse-inspired fantasy, vikings and gods, stereotypes and pet peeves, portrayals of women, balancing history with fantasy, how to approach researching Norse culture and mythology, the Norse living history community and more.

NOTE: This is part two of a two-part chat with Genevieve. Click ⁠here⁠ to check out part one.

RESOURCES MENTIONED:

- The Prose Edda by Snorri Sturluson

- The Poetic Edda by Carolyne Larrington (Translator)

- Valkyrie: The Women of the Viking World by Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir

- Children of Ash and Elm by Neil Price

- The Northman (Film)

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Genevive Gornichec is the author of The Witch's Heart and The Weaver and the Witch Queen. ⁠The Weaver and the Witch Queen⁠ is available now via Ace Books/Titan Books.

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