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The Resource The Saga of the Volsungs, translated with an introduction, notes and glossary by Jesse L. Byock

The Saga of the Volsungs, translated with an introduction, notes and glossary by Jesse L. Byock

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The Saga of the Volsungs
Title
The Saga of the Volsungs
Statement of responsibility
translated with an introduction, notes and glossary by Jesse L. Byock
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Translator
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Language
eng
Summary
The Saga of the Volsungs is an Icelandic epic of special interest to admirers of Richard Wagner, who drew heavily upon this Norse source in writing his Ring Cycle and a primary source for writers of fantasy such as J. R. R. Tolkien and romantics such as William Morris. A trove of traditional lore, it tells of love, jealousy, vengeance, war, and the mythic deeds of the dragonslayer, Sigurd the Volsung. Byock's comprehensive introduction explores the history, legends, and myths contained in the saga and traces the development of a narrative that reaches back to the period of the great folk migrati
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YDXCP
Dewey number
839.63
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
  • Legends from the ancient North
  • Penguin classics
Label
The Saga of the Volsungs, translated with an introduction, notes and glossary by Jesse L. Byock
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Copyright
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn839389342
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
ix, 145 pages
Isbn
9780141393681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)839389342
Label
The Saga of the Volsungs, translated with an introduction, notes and glossary by Jesse L. Byock
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn839389342
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
ix, 145 pages
Isbn
9780141393681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)839389342

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