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Title The poetic Edda : essays on Old Norse mythology / edited by Paul Acker and Carolyne Larrington.
Imprint London : Routledge, [2016]

Series Routledge medieval casebooks
Medieval casebooks.
Subject Edda Sæmundar.
Eddas -- History and criticism.
Old Norse poetry -- History and criticism.
Mythology, Norse, in literature.
Alt Name Acker, Paul, 1952-
Larrington, Carolyne,
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Note First published 2002 by Routledge.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The founding of Miðgarðr (V̨oluspá 1-8) / Lars Lönnroth ; tr. Paul Acker -- Gunn̨oð and the precious mead (Hávamál) / Svava Jakobsdóttir ; tr. Katrina Attwood -- Vafþrúðnismál and Grímnismál : cosmic history, cosmic geography / Carolyne Larrington -- Cursing with the thistle : 'Skírnismál' 31, 6-8 and OE metrical charm 9, 16-17 / Joseph Harris -- Hárbarðsljóð as generic farce / Carol Clover -- Þorr's fishing expedition (Hymiskviða) / Preben Meulengracht Sørensen ; tr. Kirsten Williams -- Form and content in Lokasenna : a re-evaluation / Philip N. Anderson -- Loki's mythological function in the tripartite system (Lokasenna) / Jerold C. Frakes -- Reading Þrymskviða / Margaret Clunies Ross -- The context of V̨olundarkviða / John McKinnell -- Dwarf-lore in Alvíssmál / Paul Acker -- Rígsþula : some medieval Christian analogues / Thomas D. Hill -- Dialogue with a v̨olva : V̨oluspá, Baldrs draumar and Hyndluljóð / Judy Quinn.
Note Vendor-supplied metadata.
ISBN 9781136601361 electronic bk.
1136601368 electronic bk.
OCLC # 933433429
Additional Format Print version: 9781136601361

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