Revisiting the Poetic Edda

Revisiting the Poetic Edda Download Revisiting The Poetic Edda Paul Acker Buyprobolan50.co.uk 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 Siguror Brynhildr The Implacable Shield Maiden Tragic Guorun And Her Children Attila The Hun From A Norse Perspective And Greedy King Frooi, Whose Name Lives On In Tolkien S Frodo The Book Provides A Comprehensive Introduction To The Poems For Students, Taking A Number Of Fresh, Theoretically Sophisticated And Productive Approaches To The Poetry And Its Characters Contributors Bring To Bear Insights Generated By Comparative Study, Speech Act And Feminist Theory, Queer Theory And Psychoanalytic Theory Among Others To Raise New, Probing Questions About The Heroic Poetry And Its Reception.Each Essay Is Accompanied By Up To Date Lists Of Further Reading And A Contextualisation Of The Poems Or Texts Discussed In Critical History Drawing On The Latest International Studies Of The Poems In Their Manuscript Context, And Written By Experts In Their Individual Fields, Engaging With The Texts In Their Original Language And Context, But Presented With Full Translations, This Companion Volume To The Poetic Edda Essays On Old Norse Mythology Routledge, 2002 Is Accessible To Students And Illuminating For Experts Essays Also Examine The Afterlife Of The Heroic Poems In Norse Legendary Saga, Late Medieval Icelandic Poetry, The Nineteenth Century Operas Of Richard Wagner S Der Ring Des Nibelungen, And The Recently Published Posthumous Poem By Tolkien, The Legend Of Sigurd And Gudrun. Those looking forEnglish language critical studies of the Poetic Edda are immediately confronted by the huge amount of material that is published on these poems, the only problem is, most of this stuff only explores the poems that contain mythological content and almost ignore the heroic poems that make up the last sections of the Edda Those interested in the heroic poems face a search through obscure academic journals or Festschrift that are occasionally published with papers that explore thes Those looking forEnglish language critical studies of the Poetic Edda are immediately confronted by the huge amount of material that is published on these poems, the only problem is, most of this stuff only explores the poems that contain mythological content and almost ignore the heroic poems that make up the last sections of the Edda Those interested in the heroic poems face a search through obscure academic journals or Festschrift that are occasionally published with papers that explore these poems The few full length books that

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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Revisiting the Poetic Edda
  • Paul Acker
  • English
  • 26 January 2018
  • 0415888611