The Prose Edda of Snorri Sturluson

The Prose Edda of Snorri Sturluson

Tales From Norse Mythology

Book - 1954
Rate this:
Snorri Sturluson feared that the traditional techniques of Norse poetics, the pagan kennings, and allusions to mythology would be forgotten with the introduction of new verse forms from Europe. This book was designed as a handbook for poets to compose in the style of the skalds of the Viking age."
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, c1954.
ISBN: 9780520012325
0520012321
Branch Call Number: 839.61 Stu
Characteristics: 131 p. ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Young, Jean Dr.

Opinion


Featured Blogs and Events

Iceland’s Christmas Book Giving Tradition

Iceland has a charming literary Christmas tradition called Jólabókaflóð (pronounced yo-luh-BOK-uh-flot; the o's have the long Ō sound), which in English literally means "Yule Book Flood." This exciting season begins each year in mid-November, when the Icelandic book industry distributes their catalog, the Bókatíðindi (literally "book news"). A free copy of this catalog is sent to every home… (more)


From Library Staff

"Snorri Sturluson feared that the traditional techniques of Norse poetics, the pagan kennings, and allusions to mythology would be forgotten with the introduction of new verse forms from Europe. This book was designed as a handbook for poets to compose in the style of the skalds of the Vikin... Read More »


From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at STPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top