Bearing Dead Seals and Good Luck Similarities Between Bears and Hidden People in Selected Icelandic Folk Legends

This paper offers an analysis of the development, transmission and reception of selected Icelandic folk legends about bears which share features in common with legends of elves (Icel. álfar) and hidden people (Icel. huldufólk). We explore the ideas, attitudes and motifs underpinning representations...

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Published in:Marburg Journal of Religion
Main Authors: Bower, Alice, Schram, Kristinn
Format: Journal Article
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2022
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