Myth and Fiction in Early Norse Lands

Myth and Fiction in Early Norse Lands

by Ursula Dronke
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780860785453
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/01/1996
Series:
Collected Studies
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 5.91(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
IClassical influence on early Norse literature
IIVoluspa and Sibylline traditions
IIIThe prologue of the Prose Edda: explorations of a Latin background
IVEddic poetry as a source for the history of Germanic religion
VThe scope of the Corpus Poeticum Boreale
VIVoluspa and satiric tradition
VIIThe war of the Aesir and Vanir in Voluspa
VIIIOminnis hegri
IXArt and tradition in Skirnismal
XSem jarlar foroum. The influence of Rigspula on two saga-episodes
XIBeowulf and Ragnarok
XIIPagan beliefs and Christian impact: the contribution of Eddic Studies
XIIILe caractere de la poesie germanique heroique
XIVThe poet's persona in the Skalds' sagas
XVThe saga of Hromund Gripsson and porgilssaga
XVIThe role of sexual themes in Njals Saga
Index

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