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The Poetic Edda By Carolyne Larrington (Senior Research Fellow, De Montfort University , Leicester)

Summary

The collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda contains narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, the Doom of the Gods. This complete translation includes a scholarly introduction and a genealogy of the gods and giants.

The Poetic Edda Summary

The Poetic Edda by Carolyne Larrington (Senior Research Fellow, De Montfort University , Leicester)

The collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda contains the greater narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, the Doom of the Gods. Since the rediscovery of the Poetic Edda in the 17th century, its poetry has fascinated artists as diverse as Thomas Gray, Richard Wagner, and Jorge Luis Borges. This complete translation includes a scholarly introduction, notes, a genealogy of the gods and giants, and an index of names.

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GOR002640090
9780192823830
0192823833
The Poetic Edda by Carolyne Larrington (Senior Research Fellow, De Montfort University , Leicester)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
19961107
356
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