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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
London : Phillimore, 1982
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert T Farrell; Cornell University.
|Notes:||Based on the Cornell Viking lecture series, held at Cornell University, fall 1980.|
|Credits:||"The essays in this volume are, in the main, products of the series of lectures, seminars and symposia held at Cornell University in the fall of 1980"--Introduction.|
|Description:||306 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations, maps, plans ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||I. History, art history, archaeology. The causes of the Viking Age ; The Viking image ; Stylistic aspects of the Franks casket ; Viking silver hoards : an introduction ; The emergence of urban communities in Viking Age Scandinavia ; The Vikings in the British Isles : some aspects of their settlement and economy ; The Viking settlement of Scotland : the evidence of place-names ; Viking ship vanes : their use and techniques ; Viking studies : whence and whither? --
II. Literature. Elegy in Old England and Old Norse : a problem in literary history ; The confessions of Beowulf and the structure of Volsunga saga ; Beowulf and the Northern heroic age --
III. The Vikings in North America. The Vikings and North America ; Norsemen in America : a select bibliography 1950-1980 --
IV. Late reflexes. William Morris and saga translation : 'The story of King Magnus, Son of Erling' ; The Viking myth.
|Responsibility:||edited by R.T. Farrell.|