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The Genesis of a Saga Narrative: Verse and Prose in Kormaks Saga

Heather O'Donoghue - History - 1991 - 193 pages
The origins of many of the Icelandic sagas have long been the subject of critical speculation and controversy. This book demonstrates that an investigation of the relationship ...
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Heather O'Donoghue - Poetry - 1999 - 176 pages
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From Asgard to Valhalla: The Remarkable History of the Norse Myths

Heather O'Donoghue - History - 2008 - 232 pages
Whether they focus on Thor's powerful hammer, the wailing Valkyrie, the palatial home of the gods - Asgard - or ravenous wolves and fierce elemental giants, the Norse myths are ...
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English Poetry and Old Norse Myth: A History

Heather O'Donoghue - Literary Criticism - 2014 - 242 pages
English Poetry and Old Norse Myth: A History traces the influence of Old Norse myth on poetry in English from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day. Many major poets were ...
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Viking Poems on War and Peace: A Study in Skaldic Narrative

Russell Gilbert Poole - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 217 pages
The Old Norse and Icelandic poets have left us vivid accounts of conflict and peace-making in the Viking Age. Russell G. Poole's editorial and critical analysis reveals much ...
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The Post-Classical Icelandic Family Saga

Martin Arnold - Literary Collections - 2003 - 276 pages
This book aims to establish theoretical principles for analyzing the group of late 13th and 14th century Isendingasorgur (Icelandic family sagas) traditionally designated as ...
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