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A history of old Norse poetry and poetics / Margaret Clunies Ross.

Author/Creator:
Clunies Ross, Margaret.
Publication:
Cambridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 283 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Old Norse poetry -- History and criticism.
Poetics -- History.
Summary:
"Guide to and description of the medieval poetic tradition in Scandinavia"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
The Old Norse poetic corpus
An indigenous typology of Old Norse poetry, 1 : technical terms
An indigenous typology of Old Norse poetry 2 : genres and subgenres of skaldic verse
Circumstances of recording and transmission : poetry as quotation
Old Norse poetic aesthetics
The impact of Christianity on Old Norse poetry
Poetics and grammatica, 1 : the twelfth century
Poetics and grammatica, 2 : the edda of Snorri Sturluson
Poetics and grammatica, 3 : the third and fourth grammatical treatises
The Icelandic poetic landscape in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-272) and index.
ISBN:
1843840340 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
56834372