Heroic Legends of the North: An Introduction to the Nibelung and Dietrich Cycles

Heroic Legends of the North: An Introduction to the Nibelung and Dietrich Cycles

by Edward R. Haymes, Susann T. Samples
     
 

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Overviews the themes, characters, and literary origins of the Germanic Nibelung and Dietrich legends, providing information on the texts themselves and bibliographical guidance for students and general readers. Traces the roots of the legends in the last centuries of the Roman Empire, offering synopses of each work in the legend cycles, and discusses key theoretical issues such as the theory of oral composition. Cites English and German secondary sources. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780815300335
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Series:
Literature Reference Ser.
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

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