Crossley-Holland, Kevin The Norse Myths

ISBN 13: 9780140060560

The Norse Myths

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9780140060560: The Norse Myths

An exploration of the Viking mythology of gods, men, giants, dwarfs, monsters and witches.

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A collection of dramatic, moving, intricately structured stories ... a scholarly survey and compendium of Norse mythology ... a sustained poem distinguished by the icy precision of its language ( The Times Educational Supplement)

Stately or bucolic, heroic or comic, romantic or gross, horrific or gentle, deeply ironic or deeply moving, the myths here retold yield up their mood and substance ( The Times Literary Supplement)

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Kevin Crossley-Holland is an eminent poet, translator and prize-winning children's author. His translations of Old English poetry are brought together in The Anglo-Saxon World, and he has also translated The Exeter Book Riddles for Penguin Classics. Among his many publications are eight volumes of poetry, various anthologies, including The Oxford Book of Travel Verse and Folk Tales of the British Isles, as well as two operas, a play and a memoir. He was previously Gregory Fellow in Poetry at the University of Leeds, editorial director of Victor Gollancz, Lecturer in Anglo-Saxon Literature and Culture for the Tufts University London program, Fulbright Visiting Scholar at St Olaf College and Endowed Chair in the Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of St Thomas. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and lives in Norfolk.

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Crossley-Holland, Kevin
Published by Penguin Books (1982)
ISBN 10: 0140060561 ISBN 13: 9780140060560
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1982. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140060561

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