An exploration of the Viking mythology of gods, men, giants, dwarfs, monsters and witches.
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Drawing on a wide variety of sources, the author has re-created 32 classic Norse Myths that compete in power with Greek mythology.About the Author:
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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Book Description Penguin Books, 1982. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140060561