The Poetic Edda, Volume 1

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Lee M. Hollander
University of Texas Press, 1986 - Literary Criticism - 375 pages
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The Poetic Edda comprises a treasure trove of mythic and spiritual verse holding an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage. Its tales of strife and death form a repository, in poetic form, of Norse mythology and heroic lore, embodying both the ethical views and the cultural life of the North during the late heathen and early Christian times.

Collected by an unidentified Icelander, probably during the twelfth or thirteenth century, The Poetic Edda was rediscovered in Iceland in the seventeenth century by Danish scholars. Even then its value as poetry, as a source of historical information, and as a collection of entertaining stories was recognized. This meticulous translation succeeds in reproducing the verse patterns, the rhythm, the mood, and the dignity of the original in a revision that Scandinavian Studies says "may well grace anyone's bookshelf."

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User Review  - Kevin Mcniece - Goodreads

Love me some alliterative verse. These are some great stories which provide a great background for everything from Wagner to Marvel. The stories are great, and the verse is simple, direct, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

The editor is clearly biased in his descriptions and analysis. I found it abrasive. The compilation itself was often difficult to follow, as well, and many of the footnotes were superfluous. Read full review

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