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Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative

by Heather O"Donoghue

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Old Norse,
  • Northern Europe, Scandinavia,
  • European - German,
  • European - Scandinavian,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Scandinavian,
  • Medieval,
  • History and criticism,
  • Old Norse poetry,
  • Scalds and scaldic poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10146329M
    ISBN 100199267324
    ISBN 109780199267323

      Heather O'Donoghue is Reader in Old Norse in the University of Oxford and a Professorial Fellow of Linacre College. Her books include The Genesis of a Saga Narrative (), Old Norse Icelandic Literature: A Short Introduction () and Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of a Saga Narrative (). show more.   Similar manuals: Cast In Shadow - Michelle Sagara Saga Scooter 4 Stroke Service Manual CIMA Official Learning System Fundamentals Of Ethics, Corporate Governance And Business Law, David Sagar MP3.

    This is the first book in English to deal with the twin subjects of Old Norse poetry and the various vernacular treatises on native poetry that were a conspicuous feature of medieval intellectual life in Iceland and the Orkneys from the mid-twelfth to the fourteenth centuries. Its aim is to give a clear description of the rich poetic tradition of early Scandinavia, particularly in Iceland. The following e-book databases offer access to key scholarly works in the humanities and social sciences. Find texts using titles, authors, or keywords, and search for keywords within texts to locate specific themes. Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative by Heather O'Donoghue.

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Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative is a study of the varying relationships between verse and prose in a series of Old Norse-Icelandic saga narratives. It shows how the interplay of skaldic verse, with its metrical intricacy and cryptic diction, and saga prose, with its habitual spare clarity, can be used to achieve a wide variety of sophisticated stylistic and psychological : Hardcover.

Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative is a study of the varying relationships between verse and prose in a series of Old Norse-Icelandic saga narratives. It shows how the interplay of skaldic verse, with its metrical intricacy and cryptic diction, and saga prose, with its habitual spare clarity, can be used to achieve a wide variety Cited by: 8.

Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narr /5. Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative is a study of the varying relationships between verse and prose in a series of Old Norse-Icelandic saga narratives.

It shows how the interplay of skaldic verse, with its metrical intricacy and cryptic diction, and saga prose, with its habitual spare clarity, can be used to achieve a wide variety of sophisticated stylistic and psychological. "Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative is a study of the varying relationships between verse and prose in a series of Old Norse-Icelandic saga narratives.

It shows how the interplay of skaldic verse, with its metrical intricacy and cryptic diction, and saga prose, with its habitual spare clarity, can be used to achieve a wide variety. Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative eBook: O'Donoghue, Heather: : Kindle Store.

Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative. Heather O'Donoghue Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative Heather O'Donoghue Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative is a study of the varying relationships between verse and prose in a series of Old Norse-Icelandic saga narratives.

It shows how the interplay of skaldic verse. Heather O'Donoghue is Professor of Old Norse at University of Oxford, UK and a Fellow of Linacre College, Oxford, UK.

She is the author of The Genesis of a Saga Narrative (), Old Norse Icelandic Literature: A Short Introduction (), Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative (), From Asgard to Valhalla: The Remarkable History of the Norse Myths () and English Poetry and Old.

Heather O'Donoghue is Reader in Old Norse in the University of Oxford and a Professorial Fellow of Linacre College. Her books include The Genesis of a Saga Narrative (), Old Norse Icelandic Literature: A Short Introduction () and Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of a Saga Narrative ().

An expert on Old Norse literature and myth, she has broadcast on the subject on national radio.5/5(1). 40 Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative Oxford University Press, ).

O’Donoghue, Heather Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative Oxford and New York Oxford University Press Schier, Kurt Sagaliteratur Stuttgart Ólason. Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative Heather O'Donoghue Abstract.

This book is a study of the various relationships between verse and prose in a series of Old Norse-Icelandic saga narratives. It shows how the interplay of skaldic verse, with its metrical intricacy and cryptic diction; and saga prose, with its characteristic spare.

From inside the book. What people are human Icelandic interpolation Jarl killing king Konr Ungr konungr lausavísa legend lines Lokasenna Loki magic meirr Mímir motif myth narrative Níðuðr Norse notes Óðinn original orlog parallel Páttr phrase poem poet poet's poetic Pórr Pórr's Praell Problem prose Skaldic Verse and the.

Get this from a library. Skaldic verse and the poetics of saga narrative. [Heather O'Donoghue] -- This work provides a detailed reading of a series of sophisticated medieval narratives, the Old Norse-Icelandic sagas.

It shows how saga authors achieved a wide range of stylistic and psychological. Heather O'Donoghue is Professor of Old Norse at University of Oxford, UK and a Fellow of Linacre College, Oxford, UK.

She is the author of The Genesis of a Saga Narrative (), Old Norse Icelandic Literature: A Short Introduction (), Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative (), From Asgard to Valhalla: The Remarkable History of the Norse Myths () and English.

Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative: Heather O'Donoghue: Books - 42 O'Donoghue, Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative, 78–93; Sigurðsson, The Medieval Icelandic Saga, –84, 43 This motif has also been. Skaldic verse synonyms, Skaldic verse pronunciation, Skaldic verse translation, English dictionary definition of Skaldic verse.

also scald n. There is a fashion in some academic publishing to give a book an all-encompassing title, Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative (32) Snorri uses Skaldic verse as a primary source for his.

The origins of many of the Icelandic sagas have long been the subject of critical speculation and controversy. This book demonstrates that an investigation of the relationship between verse and prose in saga narrative can be used to reconstruct how the sagas were composed.

Skaldic Verse. Skaldic Verse And The Poetics Of Saga Narrative By Heather O'donoghue English. A HISTORY OF OLD NORSE POETRY AND POETICS. By Margaret Clunies Ross. (Heather O'Donoghue). SKALDIC VERSE AND THE POETICS OF SAGA NARRATIVE. By Heather O'Donoghue.

(Kate Heslop). MEETING THE OTHER IN .Egil's saga - Bernard Scudder, Snorri Sturluson, Svanhildur Óskarsdóttir, c Book | Translated by Bernard Scudder Grettir's saga - Book | Recommended | Translated by Jesse Byock Egils saga - Christine Elizabeth Fell Book | Essential Beowulf: a verse translation into modern English - Edwin Morgan, Book | Suggested for Student.She is the author of The Genesis of a Saga Narrative (), Old Norse Icelandic Literature: A Short Introduction (), Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative (), From Asgard to Valhalla: The Remarkable History of the Norse Myths () and English Poetry and Old Norse Myth: A History ().

She has also broadcast with the BBC.