4 edition of Myth and fiction in early Norse lands found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||Collected studies series ;, C524, Collected studies ;, CS524.|
|LC Classifications||PT7160 .D76 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (various pagings) ;|
|LC Control Number||95047879|
Meet dragon-slaying heroes and giant-smashing gods, as well as Thor, the thunder god, Loki the shape-shifting trickster and sea serpents, fire demons and frost giants in these awe-inspiring myths. Includes a guide to Norse names and characters, and internet links to websites to find out more about the Vikings. Modern fantasy authors have often been inspired by the wealth of folklore and mythology across many cultures, both current and ancient. New York Times bestselling author L. Ron Hubbard, well-known for his science fiction and fantasy stories, had this to say about the fantasy genre, “‘Fantasy,’ so far as literature is concerned, is defined in the dictionary as ‘literary or dramatic.
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The third group offers detailed analyses of early Norse heroic poetry, of the formatic role of verse in the Icelandic sagas and of the final perfecting of prose as the ultimate saga medium. The 16 essays, taken together, are essential reading for all scholars, critics and historians who seek to understand the development of one of the world's most unusual and sophisticated by: 2.
The first group of essays in this volume explores the links between early Norse literature, from the 9th to the 13th century, and the learned world of medieval Europe.
In the second group the focus is upon the range of theme and style in Norse mythological poetry/5. Myth and Fiction in Early Norse Lands by Ursula Dronke,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). A collection of essays on the inheritance of verse and prose from the early Norse lands.
They look at how Norse literature has been influenced by the communities with whom they came into contact, and the mythological allusion in Eddic and scaldic poetry.
The third group offers detailed analyses of early Norse heroic poetry, of the formatic role of verse in the Icelandic sagas and of the final perfecting of prose as the ultimate saga medium. The 16 essays, taken together, are essential reading for all scholars, critics and historians who seek to understand the development of one of the world's most unusual and sophisticated literatures.
The Renshai Trilogy, by Mickey Zucker Reichert. Reichert uses the Norse myths as a jumping-off point, reimagining them as the background for an alternate realm where four wizards struggle to maintain the balance of a world that’s about to be destroyed as a prophesied “Last Battle” : Jeff Somers.
Historical Viking Fiction - novels that feature Vikings whether as the main character or as the enemy in some cases, they are set historically in the Dark or Early Medieval ages. Norse Fantasy - a fantasy novel but which heavily features elements, setting and characters as well as objects from Norse Mythology.
If you’re looking for a more challenging, introspective YA read that still captures what it’s like to be a teenager, this is the mythology-inspired YA novel for you. A Song for Ella Grey by David Almond. This is another modern take on the myth of Orpheus and : Molly Wetta. Buy Myths & legends books from today.
Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. Entertaining and sometimes horrifying legends of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, monsters and giants survive from pagan Scandinavia, even though the Norsemen were unable to write them down.
Odin and Thor, Freyja and Loki, Sigurd the Volsung, Gudrun and Brynhild are the most famous of these mythical characters, whose stories were eventually recorded.4/5(2). There seems to be a trend emerging in fantasy for mining Norse mythology for stories well, if we can call two books a trend.
Still, that’s the number of ravens on Odin’s shoulder, and twice. Old Norse Mythology; Heathen Practices of the North; Seiðr in the sagas; Seiðr Praxis; Vanaheim; Vardlokkur; Elder Runes and Magic; Old Norse Book Reviews.
Index; The Rune Primer by Sweyn Plowright; The Viking Way ~ Magic and Mind in Late Iron Age Scandinavia ( 2nd Edition) by Neil Price; Myth and Fiction in Early Norse Lands; Runic.
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Her essays, collected as Myth and Fiction in Early Norse Lands (), reveal her range and dominant concerns: the essays situate Old Norse literature in general, and its celebrated mythology Author: Heather O'donoghue. Norse Mythology. W.W. Norton and Company, Norse Mythology is a series of traditional stories from ancient Norse mythology as retold by author Neil Gaiman.
The book is written in the third-person and in past tense, except for the final chapter, which is written and the present and future tenses. Discover the best Children's Norse Literature in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.
D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths Ingri d'Aulaire. out of 5 stars Hardcover. In the Land of Giants [A Norse Myth] (Graphic Myths and Legends) Jeff Limke. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. Reprinted in her book Myth and Fiction in Early Norse Lands "In the theological A.C.
Bang argued that Völuspá was a 'Norse Christian Sibylline Oracle': a Norse Christian poet's imitation of Greek sibylline texts— the only sibylline texts then known to Bang— in which the Norse poet has substituted his native mythological and religious themes for the classical and Biblical themes of the learned sibylline tradition.
are totally dedicated to keep with the truth about the Old Norse Religion and promote the Northern Way for all those who would listen and wish to learn.
strives to promote a balanced approach to scholarship, accessible to all with a serious interest in discovering for themselves about the elder ways. Genuine understanding of our spiritual heritage should not be.
A superbly illustrated guide to the Norse myths, brought to life with magical illustrations by Rodney Matthews. Includes an 8-page 'Who's who' to all the important Norse gods, heroes and monsters, with vital information on their lives, characters and supernatural attributes.
An extraordinary and enthralling illustrated anthology of Norse Myths from a Carnegie-Medal winning author. The gods of the Vikings come to life as never before in this extraordinary illustrated anthology by Carnegie Medal-winning author Kevin Crossley-Holland and artist Jeffrey Alan Love.4/5(1).
The body of stories that we today call “Norse mythology” formed one of the centerpieces of the pagan Norse religion. These are the tales that Viking poets recited in dimly lit halls to the captivated attendees of grand feasts, and which fathers and mothers told to their children around roaring hearth-fires on long winter nights.
Continue reading Tales →. Gaiman’s new book, Norse Mythology, is out this month. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Setting the scene for a modern-day Ragnarok the forthcoming TV adaptation of American : Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough.other books published in the SCANDINAVIAN CLASSICS series, The Prose Edda, translated by Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur, and The Poetic Edda, translated by Henry Adams Bellows.
Norse Mythology will serve alike the student of Old Norse literature, and the general reader who seeks an authoritative guide through the world of Northern myth and legend.