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Published by Cooper Square in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mythology, Norse.,
  • Eddas.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJ. A. MacCulloch.
SeriesThe Mythology of all races -- 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL860"M32
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 400 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21130181M
LC Control Number63-19087

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You can download A Handbook to Eddic Poetry in pdf format. The Mythology of All Races, v. II, Eddic book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(9). A Handbook to Eddic Poetry book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is the first comprehensive and accessible survey in Englis /5. John Arnott MacCulloch - Eddic Mythology ( MB) Book downloads: To get magic book to you mailbox every 2 weeks please subscribe to my mailing list, using form below. Name: Throughout the book, the names of gods, heroes, and places are generally given without accents, which are meaningless to most readers, and the spelling of such.

'Calling into question previously established categorizations, including the binary classification system of Old Norse poems into either skaldic or Eddic, the book provides the opportunity to discuss poems that have rarely been thought of as Eddic alongside those that are standard exemplars.' J. . This is the first comprehensive and accessible survey in English of Old Norse eddic poetry: a remarkable body of literature rooted in the Viking Age, which is a critical source for the study of early Scandinavian myths, poetics, culture and society. Dramatically recreating the voices of Author: Carolyne Larrington. Essays on Eddic Poetry. Book Description: Originally published between and , these twelve essays cover a wide range of mythological and heroic poems and have been revised and updated to reflect the latest scholarship. eISBN: Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.