Cassell Dictionary of Norse Myth and Legend

Cassell Dictionary of Norse Myth and Legend

by Andy Orchard
     
 

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"There is much more to Norse myths than Wagnerian sopranos, and Orchard provides a reasonably priced survey of both the tales themselves and the characters who inhabited and created them....includes various sagas and other poetic and literary works, gods and heroes, real and mythical places, social and regligious customs, literary practices and

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"There is much more to Norse myths than Wagnerian sopranos, and Orchard provides a reasonably priced survey of both the tales themselves and the characters who inhabited and created them....includes various sagas and other poetic and literary works, gods and heroes, real and mythical places, social and regligious customs, literary practices and practitioners...Entries are liberally cross-referenced....The writing is clear and accessible....an extensive bibliography...suitable for high-school, public, and most academic libraries..."—Booklist. 224 pages, 40 b/w illus., 7 1/2 X 9 3/4.

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ISBN-13:
9780304351343
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
7.45(w) x 9.66(h) x 0.64(d)

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