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Das Nibelungenlied = Song of the Nibelungs

Author: Burton Raffel
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
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No poem in German literature is so well known and studied in Europe as the 800-year-old "Das Nibelungenlied". In the English-speaking world, however, the poem has remained little known, languishing without an adequate translation. This wonderful new translation by eminent translator Burton Raffel brings the epic poem to life in English for the first time, rendering it in verse that does full justice to the original  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nibelungenlied. English.
Nibelungenlied.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006005495
(OCoLC)64098532
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Burton Raffel
ISBN: 9780300131420 0300131429
OCLC Number: 129684509
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 351 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
To the reader --
Das Nibelungenlied --
Translator's notes.
Other Titles: Nibelungenlied.
Song of the Nibelungs
Responsibility: translated from the Middle High German by Burton Raffel ; foreword by Michael Dirda ; introduction by Edward R. Haymes.

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Often called the German "Iliad", "Das Nibelungenlied" is a heroic epic both national in character and sweeping in scope. The poem moves inexorably from romance through tragedy to holocaust. It  Read more...

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"A marvelously readable version of "Das Nibelungenlied"."--Ronnie Apter, Central Michigan University <br><br>--Ronnie Apter

 
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