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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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Selected Papers

Bjarne Fidjestøl - Religion - 1997 - 406 pages
Volume of essays published to honour the memory of an outstanding scholar, Bjarne Fidjest2l who died suddenly on February 9, 1994. He was Professor of Old Norse Philology in ...
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Prolonged Echoes: The Reception of Norse Myths in Medieval Island

Margaret Clunies Ross - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 222 pages
Prolonged Echoes is the second volume in the two volume study of Old Norse myths and their meaning both for us and for medieval Scandinavians, -- some of whom we should thank ...
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