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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

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 IntroductionThe Prophecy of the Seeress: VoluspaThe Sayings of Har: HavamalThe Lay of Vafthruthnir: Vafthruthnismal The Lay of Grimnir: GrimnismalThe Lay of Skirnir: Skirnismal The Lay of Harbarth: HarbarzljothThe Lay of Hymir: HymiskvithaThe Flyting of Loki: LokasennaThe Lay of Thrym: ThrymskvithaThe Lay of Alviis: AlvissmalBaldr's Dreams: Baldrs draumarThe Lay of Rig: RigsthulaThe Lay of Hyndla: HyndluljothThe Short Seeress' Prophecy: Voluspa hin skammaThe Lay of Svipdag: Svipdagsmal The Spell of Groa: Grogaldr The Lay of Fjolsvith: FjolsvinnsmalThe Lay of Grotti: GrottasongrThe Lay of Volund: VolundarkvithaThe 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 IISinfjotli's Death: Fra dautha Sinfjotla The Prophecy of Gripir: GripisspaThe Lay of Regin: Reginsmal The Lay of Fafnir: FafnismalThe Lay of Sigrdrifa: SigrdrifumalThe Great LacunaFragment of a Sigurth Lay: Brot of SigurtharkvithuThe First Lay of Guthrun: Guthrunarkvitha IThe Short Lay of Sigurth: Sigurtharkvitha hin skammaBrynhild's Ride to Hel: Helreith BrynhildarThe Fall of the Niflungs: Drap NiflungaThe Second (or Old) Lay of Guthrun: Guthrunarkvitha II (hin forna)The Third Lay of Guthrun: Guthrunarkvitha IIIThe Plaint of Oddrun: Oddrunargratr The Lay of Atli: Atlakvitha .The Greenlandish Lay of Atli: Atlamal hin groenlenzkuGuthrun's Lament: GuthrunarhvatThe Lay of Hamthir: Hamthismal (hin fornu)The Catalogue of Dwarfs: (Dvergatal)Guide to Pronunciation Glossary Selected BibliographyIndex and List of Names
Other Titles: Edda Sæmundar.
Responsibility: translated with an introduction and explanatory notes by Lee M. Hollander.


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