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Meeting the other in Norse myth and legend

Author: John McKinnell
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, 2005.
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"Close examination of the significant theme of other-worldly encounters in Norse myth and legend, including giantesses, monsters and the dead"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McKinnell, John.
Meeting the other in Norse myth and legend.
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, 2005
(DLC) 2005001628
(OCoLC)57594777
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John McKinnell
ISBN: 9781846154140 1846154146
OCLC Number: 666925182
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 291 pages)
Contents: Part One. Aims, Methods and Sources --
Introduction --
Methods --
Sources --
Part Two. The Vanir --
The Vanir patterns: ritual origins --
Misalliance and the Summer King --
The Goddess and her Lover --
The Võlva --
Part Three. The Æsir --
Fighting the Giantess: Þórr --
Þórr and the Bear's Son --
Seducing the Giantess: "ðinn --
Seduced by the Giantess: the Odinic Hero --
The Helpful Giantess --
Part Four. Encounters with the Dead --
Consulting the Dead --
The Dead Lover's Return.
Responsibility: John McKinnell.
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