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  • Old Norse-Icelandic Literatureby Heather O'Donoghue

    Wiley 2008; US$ 150.95 US$ 130.82

    From runic inscriptions to sagas, this book introduces readers to the colourful world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature. An introduction to the colourful world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature. Covers mythology and family sagas, as well as less well-known areas, such as oral story-telling, Eddaic verse and skaldic verse. An introduction... more...

  • From Asgard to Valhallaby Heather O'Donoghue

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95

    Whether they focus on Thor's powerful hammer, the wailing Valkyrie, the palatial home of the gods - Asgard - or ravenous wolves and fierce elemental giants, the Norse myths are packed with rowdy incident. But at the centre of their cosmos stands a gnarled old ash tree, Yggdrasil, from which all distances and times are measured. When the old tree creaks,... more...

  • Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrativeby Heather O'Donoghue

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 164.99 US$ 141.89

    Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative is a detailed reading of a series of sophisticated medieval narratives, the Old Norse-Icelandic sagas. It shows how saga authors achieved a wide range of stylistic and psychological effects through the interplay of prose and verse: bringing history to life, presenting fiction as if it were history, and... more...

  • English Poetry and Old Norse Mythby Heather O'Donoghue

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    English Poetry and Old Norse Myth: A History traces the influence of Old Norse myth -- stories and poems about the familiar gods and goddesses of the pagan North, such as Odin, Thor, Baldr and Freyja -- on poetry in English from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day. Especial care is taken to determine the precise form in which these poets encountered... more...

  • Kate Chopin in Contextby Heather Ostman; Kate O?Donoghue

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Featuring essays by scholars from around the globe, Kate Chopin in Context revitalizes discussions on the famed 19th-century author of The Awakening . Expanding the horizons of Chopin's influence, contributors offer readers glimpses into the multi-national appreciation and versatility of the author's works, including within the classroom setting.... more...

  • Beowulfby Kevin Crossley-Holland; Heather O'Donoghue

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.15

    Beowulf is the longest and finest literary work to have come down to us from Anglo-Saxon times, and one of the world's greatest epic poems. This acclaimed translation is complemented by a critical introduction and substantial editorial apparatus. more...

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