Essays on Old Norse Mythology
Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks
This collection of applies significant critical approaches to the mythological poetry of the Poetic Edda, a principal source for Old Norse cosmography and the legends of Odin, Loki, and Thor. It also provides useful introductions that sketch the critical history of the Eddas. By applying new...
Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge
Essays on Old Norse Heroic Legend
Series: Routledge Medieval Casebooks
Bringing alive the dramatic poems of Old Norse heroic legend, this new collection offers accessible, ground-breaking and inspiring essays which introduce and analyse the exciting legends of the two doomed Helgis and their valkyrie lovers; the dragon-slayer Sigurðr; Brynhildr the implacable...
Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge