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The Poetic Edda By Paul Acker (Saint Louis University, USA)

The Poetic Edda by Paul Acker (Saint Louis University, USA)

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The Poetic Edda: Essays on Old Norse Mythology by Paul Acker (Saint Louis University, USA)

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

About Paul Acker (Saint Louis University, USA)

Paul Acker is Professor of English at Saint Louis University, where he teaches Old English, Old Icelandic, and History of the English Language. Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English Language and Literature at St John's College, Oxford.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction and General Bibliography
List of Illustrations
1. Lars Lonnroth, "The Founding of Miogaror" [tr. Peter Acker]
2. Svava Jakobsdottir, "Gunnlo and the Precious Mead" [tr. Katrina Atwood] [Havamal]
3. Carolyne Larrington, "Vafpruonismal and Grimnismal: Cosmic History, Cosmic Geography
4. Joseph Harris, "Cursing with the Thiste: 'Skirnismal' 31, 6-8 and OE Metrical Charm 9, 16-17"
5. Carol Clover, "Harbarosljoo as Generic farce"
6. Preben Meulengracht Sorensen "Porr'd Fishing Expedition" [Hymiskvioa]
7. Philip N. Anderson, "Form and Content in Lokasenna: A Re-evaluation"
8. Jerold C. Frakes, "Loki's Mythological Function in the Tripartite System" [Lokasenna and Loki]
9. Margaret Clunies Ross, "Reading Prymskioa"
10. John McKinnell, "The Context of Vlundarkioa"
11. Paul Acker, "Dwarf-lore in Alvissmal"
12. Thomas D. Hill, "Rigspula: Some Medieval Christian Analogues"
13. Judy Quinn, "Dialogue with a vlva: Vluspa, Baldrs draumar and Hyndlujoo"

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NLS9780415653855
9780415653855
0415653851
The Poetic Edda: Essays on Old Norse Mythology by Paul Acker (Saint Louis University, USA)
New
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2013-07-01
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