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The Poetic Edda (Oxford World's Classics) Paperback – 11 Dec 2008

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  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks; Reissue edition (11 Dec. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199538387
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199538386
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 2.5 x 13 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 25 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 528,480 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Larringtons version of The Poetic Edda has been beautifully translated, and the flow of each poem is perfect. (Kirsty Hewitt, Book Hugger)

A 750-year-old haul of Icelandic verse might not sound like cutting-edge entertainment but these sinewy sagas include such modern elements as gutsy heroines and ultra-violence. (Christopher Hirst, Independent)

these sinewy sagas include such modern elements as gutsy heroines and ultra-violence (Independent) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

About the Author

Carolyne Larrington is Senior Research Fellow at De Montfort University, Leicester.


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