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  • The Prose Edda

    by Jesse Byock ...
    The Prose Edda is the most renowned of all works of Scandinavian literature and our most extensive source for Norse mythology. Written in Iceland a century after the close of the Viking Age, it tells ancient stories of the Norse creation epic and recounts the battles that follow as gods, giants, dwarves and elves struggle for survival. It also preserves the oral memory of heroes, warrior kings and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Egil's Saga

    Egil's Saga tells the story of the long and brutal life of tenth-century warrior-poet and farmer Egil Skallagrimsson: a morally ambiguous character who was at once the composer of intricately beautiful poetry, and a physical grotesque capable of staggering brutality. The saga recounts Egil's progression from youthful savagery to mature wisdom as he struggles to avenge his father's exile from ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Kalevala

    Translated by Keith Bosley ...
    series Oxford World's Classics
    The Kalevala is the great Finnish epic, which like the Iliad and the Odyssey, grew out of a rich oral tradition with prehistoric roots. During the first millenium of our era, speakers of Uralic languages (those outside the Indo-European group) who had settled in the Baltic region of Karelia, that straddles the border of eastern Finland and north-west Russia, developed an oral poetry that was to ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Icelandic Stories

    Written around the thirteenth century AD by Icelandic monks, the seven tales collected here offer a combination of pagan elements tightly woven into the pattern of Christian ethics. They take as their subjects figures who are heroic, but do not fit into the mould of traditional heroes. Some stories concern characters in Iceland - among them Hrafknel's Saga, in which a poor man's son is murdered by ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • History of Vikings

    by Alexander Cooper - An Epic Guide to the Viking Age and Feared Norse Seafarers. Such as Egil Skallagrimsson, Ragnar Lothbrok, Ivar the Boneless, and More

    series Self-Development Summaries
    History of VikingsThank you for purchasing “History of Vikings: An Epic Guide to the Viking Age and Feared Norse Seafarers. Such as Egil Skallagrimsson, Ragnar Lothbrok, Ivar the Boneless, and More’’History is always filled with information, which describes different events that took place at different periods. As we read history books, we learn and discover about certain events. We learn what ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Ibsen's Women

    The first comprehensive study of the women in Ibsen’s life and work, this landmark book provides a close reading of actual and fictional women as it re-examines the biographical and critical record. In clear, much praised writing, Templeton traces patterns of gender throughout Ibsen’s plays, from the portrayals of women in the little known early dramas to the famous protagonists of A Doll House, ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-tongue

    series Penguin Little Black Classics
    'In two I'll slice the hair-seat / of Helga's kiss-gulper'In this epic tale from the Viking Age that ranges across Scandinavia and Viking Britain, two poets compete for the love of Helga the Fair - with fatal consequences.Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Seven Viking Romances

    Combining traditional myth, oral history and re-worked European legend to depict an ancient realm of heroism and wonder, the seven tales collected here are among the most fantastical of all the Norse romances. Powerfully inspired works of Icelandic imagination, they relate intriguing, often comical tales of famous kings, difficult gods and women of great beauty, goodness or cunning. The tales ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mysteries

    by Knut Hamsun ...
    Translated by Gerry Bothmer ...
    Mysteries is a classic of European literature, one of the seminal novels of the twentieth century. It is the story of Johan Nagel, a strange young man who arrives to spend a summer in a small Norwegian coastal town. His presence acts as a catalyst for the hidden impulses, concealed thoughts and darker instincts of the local people. Cursed with the ability to understand the human soul, especially ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Norse Mythology: All about Vikings

    Norse Mythology for Kids

    series Children's Norse Folk Tales
    How much do you know about Vikings, other than them being a really brave people? Add more facts to your knowledge of them by going over this wonderfully graphic educational book. Composed of images in vibrant colors, this book will make learning a much more personalized experience. The use of pictures is admirable because these are universal languages that facilitate effective learning strategies. ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Did the Vikings Really Wear Horned Helmets in Battles? History Book Best Sellers | Children's History

    Today’s images of Vikings show them wearing horned helmets. However, history has a different account. To learn if the Vikings really wore horned helmets in battle, read the contents of this children’s history books. Educating children about historical truths should happen consistently and early in life. This is the best way to make sure your child is properly guided by the lessons of the past. ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Sagas of Warrior-poets

    Kormak's Saga, The Saga of Hallfred Troublesome-Poet, The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-Tongue, The Saga of Bjorn, Champion of the Hitardal People, Viglund's Saga Set in the farmsteads of Viking age Iceland at a time when the old ethos of honour and heroic adventure merged with new ideas of romantic infatuation, each of these sagas features poet heroes, complex love triangles, and travels to foreign ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Le saghe nordiche

    Eroi, vichinghi e poeti nella Scandinavia medievale

    Nel corso del Medioevo, in Islanda e in Norvegia sono state scritte decine di saghe, testi narrativi in prosa che ripercorrono le imprese di antenati leggendari, temerari vichinghi, santi vescovi e cavalieri cortesi. Per molti versi, questo imponente corpus di narrazioni rappresenta ancora oggi un enigma: com’è possibile che una piccola comunità come quella norrena sia riuscita a procurarsi i ... Read more

    $18.69 AUD

  • Sagas (anonyme)

    Les Fiches de Lecture d'Universalis

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d’UniversalisL'Islande médiévale a conçu, autour du XIIIe siècle, un type de récit en prose, les sagas, qui n'a aucun équivalent en Occident et que l'on peut, à bien des égards, tenir pour l'ancêtre de notre roman moderne. Tout y est original, le style d'abord, le genre de personnages et les péripéties ensuite, sans parler d'une vision du monde et ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Le Jutland dans l'oeuvre de Steen Steensen Blicher

    series Fonds ancien UCBN
    Après plusieurs siècles d'oubli, le Jutland des chansons populaires du Moyen Âge, avec ses paysages sauvages et ses habitants énergiques, prend une place de choix dans la littérature danoise grâce à Blicher. Suivant son exemple, toute une lignée d'écrivains comptant parmi les plus importants du Danemark, chanteront le Jutland, leur pays natal : Holger Drachmann, Jakob Knudsen, Johan Skjoldborg, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Eddas (anonyme)

    Les Fiches de Lecture d'Universalis

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d’UniversalisCes deux recueils islandais du XIIIe siècle, l'un poétique, l'autre dit « en prose », nous donnent, dans une forme hautement élaborée, la majorité des textes sur lesquels nous nous fondons pour connaître la mythologie des anciens Scandinaves. Ils comptent parmi les fleurons de nos lettres médiévales occidentales.Une fiche de lecture ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • La Composition de la Eyrbyggja Saga

    series Fonds ancien UCBN
    Les sagas islandaises comptent parmi les plus beaux fleurons de la littérature du Moyen Âge ; elles constituent d'autre part un phénomène unique à l'intérieur de la littérature de tous les temps. En effet, elles échappent à toute classification à l'intérieur d'un genre dûment codifié : si, par leur contenu, on pouvait leur découvrir une parenté avec nos chroniques médiévales, l'étude de leur forme ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • La Princesse des glaces de Camilla Läckberg (Analyse de l'oeuvre)

    Comprendre la littérature avec lePetitLitté

    series Fiche de lecture
    Décryptez La Princesse des glaces de Camilla Läckberg avec l’analyse du !Que faut-il retenir de La Princesse des glaces, le roman policier à l'intrigue époustouflante ? Retrouvez tout ce que vous devez savoir sur cette œuvre dans une analyse complète et détaillée.Vous trouverez notamment dans cette fiche :• Un résumé complet• Une présentation des personnages principaux tels que ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Il romanzo poliziesco contemporaneo tra tensione morale e impegno sociale

    by Dina Lentini ...
    Saggi - saggio (227 pagine) - Saggi su Maj Sjöwall e Per Wahlöö, Anne Perry, Claude Izzo, Alicia Gimenéz Bartlett, Qiu Xiaolong, Moussa KonatéLa storia del romanzo giallo ha seguito la storia dello sviluppo della società borghese, e con essa si è evoluta a partire dai classici fra `800 e `900, fino alla dilagante serie di opere contemporanee che hanno invaso il mercato librario internazionale ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Literary Impressionisms

    Resonances of Impressionism in Swedish and Finland-Swedish Prose 1880-1900

    series Di/Segni
    This book aims to locate and draw out resonances of impressionism in Swedish and Finland-Swedish prose at the end of the nineteenth century, a field hitherto overlooked in the critical debate on literary impressionism. In order to frame the many alternative approaches to this issue, it examines the use of the term ‘literary impressionism’ not only on the Scandinavian scene but also in an ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Bridges to Scandinavia

    by Collectif ...
    series Di/Segni
    This volume is the final output of a project started in 2013 on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the Scandinavian Section of the University of Milan. A group of scholars working on different European and non-European cultural and literary traditions come together here to discuss the relationships between their areas of study and the Nordic countries. The range of the contributions ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Norse and english literature

    by C. H. Nordby ...
    It should not be hard for the general reader to understand that the influence which is the theme of this dissertation is real and explicable. If he will but call the roll of his favorite heroes, he will find Sigurd there. In his gallery of wondrous women, he certainly cherishes Brynhild. These poetic creations belong to the English-speaking race, because they belong to the world. And if one will ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Histoire de la littérature grecque

    PréfacePréliminairesLa poésie grecque avant Homère.Les RhapsodesHomèreHésiodeHymnes homériques et poèmes cycliquesPoésie élégiaque et poésie ïambiquePoésie élégiaque (suite)Poésie choliambique. Parodie. ApologueLyriques éoliensLyriques doriensLyriques ioniens. ScoliesPindareThéologiens et philosophes-poètesPremières compositions en proseHérodote. HippocrateOrigines du théâ... ... Read more

    $3.26 AUD

  • Droit et littérature dans le contexte suédois

    Essai sur la littérature et le droit

    Quel place représente la justice dans la littérature suédoise ?L’idée d’étudier les rapports entre droit et littérature vient du monde anglo-saxon et plus précisément américain. Cette idée a donné lieu à la création d’un courant de pensée dont le livre Law’s Stories représente actuellement le bréviaire sur les campus américains.D’une part ce mouvement a généré des études nouvelles sur quelques ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus