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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 - Religion - 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 - 256 pages
English Poetry and Old Norse Myth: A History traces the influence of Old Norse myth -- stories and poems about the familiar gods and goddesses of the pagan North, such as Odin ...
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Speak Useful Words Or Say Nothing: Old Norse Studies

Joseph Harris, Susan E. Deskis, Thomas D. Hill - History - 2009 - 347 pages
This selection by Susan E. Deskis and Thomas D. Hill of twelve of Joseph Harris's most important essays underscores the range of his work from critical readings of canonical ...
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Selected Papers

Bjarne Fidjest°l - 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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The Medieval Icelandic Saga and Oral Tradition: A Discourse on Method

GÝsli Sigur­sson - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 392 pages
This work explores the role of orality in shaping and evaluating medieval Icelandic literature. Applying field studies of oral cultures in modern times to this distinguished ...
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A History of Old Norse Poetry and Poetics

Margaret Clunies Ross - Literary Collections - 2005 - 283 pages
"Guide to and description of the medieval poetic tradition in Scandinavia"--Provided by publisher.
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