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Revisiting the Poetic Edda

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Revisiting the Poetic Edda
Title
Revisiting the Poetic Edda
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bringing alive the dramatic poems of Old Norse heroic legend, this new collection offers accessible, ground-breaking and inspiring essays which introduce and analyse the exciting legends of the two doomed Helgis and their valkyrie lovers; the dragon-slayer Sigurðr; Brynhildr the implacable shield-maiden; tragic Guðrún and her children; Attila the Hun (from a Norse perspective!); and greedy King Fróði, whose name lives on in Tolkien's Frodo. The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the poems for students, taking a number of fresh, theoretically-sophisticated and productive ap
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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1952-
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Acker, Paul
Dewey number
839.6/1009
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT7235
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Larrington, Carolyne
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  • Eddas
  • Old Norse poetry
  • Legends
  • Mythology, Norse, in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Eddas
  • Legends
  • Mythology, Norse, in literature
  • Old Norse poetry
  • Scandinavia
Label
Revisiting the Poetic Edda
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Revisiting the Poetic Edda; Introduction to Chapter 1; 1 Heroic Homosociality and Homophobia in the Helgi Poems; Introduction to Chapters 2 and 3; 2 Sigurðr, A Medieval Hero: A Manuscript-Based Interpretation of the "Young Sigurðr Poems"; 3 Dragons in the Eddas and in Early Nordic Art; Introduction to Chapters 4, 5 and 6; 4 Elegy in Eddic Poetry: Its Origin and Context; 5 Guðrúnarkviða in fyrsta: Guðrún's Healing Tears; 6 "Gerðit hon ... sem konor aðrar": Women and Subversion in Eddic Heroic Poetry
  • Introduction to Chapter 77 "I Have Long Desired to Cure You of Old Age": Sibling Drama in the Later Heroic Poems of the Edda; Introduction to Chapter 8; 8 Mythological Motivation in Eddic Heroic Poetry: Interpreting Grottasöngr; 9 The Eddica minora: A Lesser Poetic Edda?; 10 Fornaldarsögur and Heroic Legends of the Edda; 11 Wagner, Morris, and the Sigurd Figure: Confronting Freedom and Uncertainty; 12 Writing into the Gap: Tolkien's Reconstruction of the Legends of Sigurd and Gudrún; Contributors; Index
Control code
852758140
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (295 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136227875
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852758140
Label
Revisiting the Poetic Edda
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Revisiting the Poetic Edda; Introduction to Chapter 1; 1 Heroic Homosociality and Homophobia in the Helgi Poems; Introduction to Chapters 2 and 3; 2 Sigurðr, A Medieval Hero: A Manuscript-Based Interpretation of the "Young Sigurðr Poems"; 3 Dragons in the Eddas and in Early Nordic Art; Introduction to Chapters 4, 5 and 6; 4 Elegy in Eddic Poetry: Its Origin and Context; 5 Guðrúnarkviða in fyrsta: Guðrún's Healing Tears; 6 "Gerðit hon ... sem konor aðrar": Women and Subversion in Eddic Heroic Poetry
  • Introduction to Chapter 77 "I Have Long Desired to Cure You of Old Age": Sibling Drama in the Later Heroic Poems of the Edda; Introduction to Chapter 8; 8 Mythological Motivation in Eddic Heroic Poetry: Interpreting Grottasöngr; 9 The Eddica minora: A Lesser Poetic Edda?; 10 Fornaldarsögur and Heroic Legends of the Edda; 11 Wagner, Morris, and the Sigurd Figure: Confronting Freedom and Uncertainty; 12 Writing into the Gap: Tolkien's Reconstruction of the Legends of Sigurd and Gudrún; Contributors; Index
Control code
852758140
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (295 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136227875
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852758140

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