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Carolyne Larrington (born 5 September 1959) is a British scholar of medieval literature and author.



Larrington completed her D.Phil. in Old Norse and Old English poetry.[1] She is a professor of English literature at St John's College, Oxford.[1]

Selected publicationsEdit

Among the books written by Larrington are:[2][3]

  • Winter Is Coming: The Medieval World of Game of Thrones
  • The Norse Myths: A Guide to Viking and Scandinavian Gods and Heroes
  • The Land of the Green Man: A Journey Through the Supernatural Landscapes of the British Isles
  • King Arthur's Enchantresses: Morgan and Her Sisters in Arthurian Tradition
  • The Feminist Companion to Mythology


  1. ^ a b "Professor Carolyne Larrington". St John's College. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Carolyne Larrington - Google Scholar Citations". Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Carolyne Larrington". Retrieved 31 May 2018.

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