Dr Brittany Schorn

Research Associate, Gersum Project

Contact Information

Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
9 West Road
Email: bs321@cam.ac.uk

Departmental and College Responsibilities

  • Research Assocate, Gersum Project

Academic Interests


  • Old Norse Language and Literature
  • Old English Language and Literature


Selected Publications

  • Editor (with C. Larrington and J. Quinn), A Handbook to Eddic Poetry: Myths and Legends of Early Scandinavia (Cambridge University Press) [forthcoming 2016]
  • 'Divine Semantics,' Scripta Islandica 64 (2013), 67–98
  • 'Eddic Poetry for a New Era: Tradition and Innovation in Sólarljóð and Hugsvinnsmál', Viking and Medieval Scandinavia 7 (2011), 131–49
  • ‘Man as the Measure of All Things: the Relationship between Mankind and the Gods in Eddic Wisdom Poetry’, in Preprint Papers of the 14th International Saga Conference Uppsala 9th-15th August 2009, ed. A. Ney, H. Williams and F. C. Ljungqvist, 2 vols. (Gävle, 2009) II, 852-9
  • Senior and co-ordinating editor (with R. Naismith), Quaestio Insularis. Selected Proceedings of the Cambridge Colloquium in Anglo-Saxon Norse and Celtic 8 (2007)