Edda: A Collection of Essays
Robert James Glendinning, Haraldur Bessason
Univ. of Manitoba Press, May 14, 2014 - History - 344 pages
Twelve essays are presented by outstanding authorities in Nordic medieval studies and range from treatment of broad aspects of the Edda, to consideration of single poems, to analysis of parts of specific works. An attactive and important collection for every scholar of Old Scandinavian.
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