From Asgard to Valhalla

From Asgard to Valhalla

The Remarkable History of the Norse Myths

Book - 2008
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This is the first book to show how the Norse myths have resonated from era to era: from Viking-age stories of ice and fire to the epic poetry of Beowulf ; and from Wagner's Ring to Marvel Comics' Mighty Thor . Heather O'Donoghue considers the wider contexts of Norse mythology, including its origins, medieval expression and reception in post-medieval societies right up to the present. From Asgard to Valhalla is a book that will intrigue and delight anyone with an interest in how the Norse myths have so profoundly shaped the western cultural heritage.
Publisher: London : I. B. Tauris, 2008.
ISBN: 9781845118297
Branch Call Number: 293.13 O26
Characteristics: vii, 224 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.


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