Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine

Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine

by Lewis Spence
     
 

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Rich collection of tales inspired by the mystery and romance of one of the most storied rivers in Europe—arranged to illustrate a journey along the Rhine from sea to source. Includes the Niebelungenlied, the greatest of German national epics; as well as legends of Odin, Brunhild, Venus and Tannhauser, Lorelei, Siegfried, the Jester of Heidelburg, Lohengrin and many… See more details below

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Rich collection of tales inspired by the mystery and romance of one of the most storied rivers in Europe—arranged to illustrate a journey along the Rhine from sea to source. Includes the Niebelungenlied, the greatest of German national epics; as well as legends of Odin, Brunhild, Venus and Tannhauser, Lorelei, Siegfried, the Jester of Heidelburg, Lohengrin and many more. 24 illustrations.

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An appreciative study of the partnership between the extraordinary Bolshoi dancers Vladimir Vasiliev and Ekaterina Maximova, husband and wife as well as artistic partners. This volume treats their entire working life from their meeting at the Bolshoi Ballet School in 1949 to the present, concentrating on their most famous roles both in rehearsal and in performance. No index or bibliography. Rife with gorgeous b&w photographs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783655156735
Publisher:
MVB E-Books
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Sold by:
MVB Marketing
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,130,703
File size:
1 MB

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