Men and ‘Women’s Magic’: Contested Narratives of Gender, Seidhr, and ‘Ergi’

Authors

  • Jenny Blain Dalhousie University
  • Robert Wallis University of Southampton

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.v13i9.4

Keywords:

Neo-Paganism, Wicca, Witchcraft, seidhr, feminism, masculinities, gender,

Abstract

Seidhr appears most often as a female activity... male seidh workers were spoken of as 'ergi', a term of insult relating to behaviour seen as 'unmanly'.

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Published

2020-08-11

How to Cite

Blain, J., & Wallis, R. (2020). Men and ‘Women’s Magic’: Contested Narratives of Gender, Seidhr, and ‘Ergi’. Pomegranate, 4–16. https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.v13i9.4

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