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The Poetic Edda

Author: Lee M Hollander
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1986, ©1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d ed., revView all editions and formats
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Features poems collected by an unidentified Icelander, probably during the twelfth or thirteenth century, and was rediscovered in Iceland in the seventeenth century by Danish scholars.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee M Hollander
ISBN: 0292764995 9780292764996
OCLC Number: 14266753
Description: xxix, 343 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: General Introduction The Prophecy of the Seeress: Voluspa The Sayings of Har: Havamal The Lay of Vafthruthnir: Vafthruthnismal The Lay of Grimnir: Grimnismal The Lay of Skirnir: Skirnismal The Lay of Harbarth: Harbarzljoth The Lay of Hymir: Hymiskvitha The Flyting of Loki: Lokasenna The Lay of Thrym: Thrymskvitha The Lay of Alviis: Alvissmal Baldr's Dreams: Baldrs draumar The Lay of Rig: Rigsthula The Lay of Hyndla: Hyndluljoth The Short Seeress' Prophecy: Voluspa hin skamma The Lay of Svipdag: Svipdagsmal . The Spell of Groa: Grogaldr The Lay of Fjolsvith: Fjolsvinnsmal The Lay of Grotti: Grottasongr The Lay of Volund: Volundarkvitha The Helgi Lays The Lay of Helgi Hjorvarthsson: Helgakvitha Hjorvarthssonar The First Lay of Helgi the Hunding-Slayer: Helgakvitha Hundingsbana I The Second Lay of Helgi the Hunding-Slayer: Helgakvitha Hundingsbana II Sinfjotli's Death: Fra dautha Sinfjotla The Prophecy of Gripir: Gripisspa The Lay of Regin: Reginsmal The Lay of Fafnir: Fafnismal The Lay of Sigrdrifa: Sigrdrifumal The Great Lacuna Fragment of a Sigurth Lay: Brot of Sigurtharkvithu The First Lay of Guthrun: Guthrunarkvitha I The Short Lay of Sigurth: Sigurtharkvitha hin skamma Brynhild's Ride to Hel: Helreith Brynhildar The Fall of the Niflungs: Drap Niflunga The Second (or Old) Lay of Guthrun: Guthrunarkvitha II (hin forna) The Third Lay of Guthrun: Guthrunarkvitha III The Plaint of Oddrun: Oddrunargratr The Lay of Atli: Atlakvitha . The Greenlandish Lay of Atli: Atlamal hin groenlenzku Guthrun's Lament: Guthrunarhvat The Lay of Hamthir: Hamthismal (hin fornu) The Catalogue of Dwarfs: (Dvergatal) Guide to Pronunciation Glossary Selected Bibliography Index and List of Names
Other Titles: Edda Sæmundar.
Responsibility: translated with an introduction and explanatory notes by Lee M. Hollander.

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". . . the translation may indeed be regarded as the crowning achievement of a great scholar." * Scandinavian-American Bulletin *

 
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