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Katherine Olley

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Katherine Olley
Academic Position:
VH Galbraith Junior Research Fellow in Medieval Studies
St Hilda's

Dr Katherine Marie Olley is the VH Galbraith Junior Research Fellow in Medieval Studies at St Hilda’s College, Oxford where she is currently researching childbirth in Old Norse literature and society. She studied Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at the University of Cambridge (BA Hons, MPhil) and received her doctorate from the University of Cambridge in 2019 for her dissertation on kinship in Old Norse myth and legend.

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1 Verse and Prose in Fantasy Literature

In this video, Katherine Olley gives an analysis of two forms that dominate fantasy literature:...

Katherine Olley
2 Guy Gavriel Kay: A Short Introduction

An introduction to the novels of Guy Gavriel Kay, examining his development as a writer from his...

Katherine Olley