of sacrificed daughters in the first part of the book, and the resonances are striking. Eszter Szalczer is an attentive and imaginative reader of August Strindberg's texts. She is a sympathetic storyteller regarding the lives of his daughters. Writing Daughters is a book well worth reading. It is simply a pity that Szalczer takes so little interest in what other scholars have had to say about the same texts she treats. The result is a peculiar silencing of other voices about Strindberg. Susan Brantly University of Wisconsin Pierre Bauduin. Le Monde franc et les Vikings, VIIIe Xe siècle. Albin Michel. L'évolution de l'humanité. Paris: 2009. Pp. 460. Over the last fifteen years, Pierre Bauduin has published important research on various topics related to Scandinavian and French medieval history, such as the ethno-genesis and the territorial boundaries of early Normandy, the Scandinavian establishments in western Europe, the integration of the Vikings in the Frankish kingdom, and questions of ethnic identities. This work has made him a respected and influential specialist on the Vikings in France, and many may see in his work a notable continuation of that of the late Lucien Musset, who is certainly well-known to many readers.
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Published: Oct 11, 2012