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

 
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