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The Problem of Susan and Other Stories
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From Hugo, Eisner, Newbery, Harvey, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award-winning author Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell (The Sandman, The Giver), Scott Hampton (American Gods), and Paul Chadwick (Concrete) comes a graphic novel adapta...
The Crooning Wind: Three Greenlandic Poets
By Brand: New American Press
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ean: 9780984943937, isbn: 0984943935,
Three mysterious Greenlandic poets are translated for the first time into English by David R. Slavitt--a poet and novelist as well as a prodigious translator of Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, and Sanskrit--and Nive Grønkjær, a native Gr...
The Poetic Edda
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ean: 9781552452967, isbn: 1552452964,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
"This is a wonderful new edition of the Poetic Edda. It captures the language, vitality, and rhythms of the original."—Jesse Byock, PhD, UCLAGods, giants, the undead, dwarves, Valkyries, heroes, kidnapping, dragons, and a giant wolf are just some o...
My Village: Rhymes from Around the World
By Frances Lincoln Children s Bks
ean: 9781847806277, isbn: 1847806279,
In a new edition of this special book, 22 nursery rhymes from Iran to Iceland and Samoa to Switzerland have been carefully chosen and beautifully illustrated by Mique Moriuchi. A celebration of cultural diversity, each poem appears in its original la...
Medieval Iceland: Society, Sagas, and Power
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520069541, isbn: 0520069544,
The history of medieval Europe is incomplete if it does not take Iceland into account. Jesse Byock's reassessment of medieval Iceland uses all the available sources―the medieval Icelanders' historical writings, extensive saga literature, and intric...
Nikolai's Fortune (A McLellan Book) (McLellan Endowed Series)
By University of Washington Press
ean: 9780295985633, isbn: 0295985631,
As a child, Solveig Torvik heard stories of a lost, mysterious great-grandfather who left Finland for America to make his fortune - leaving Torvik’s great-grandmother and his unborn daughter behind. As a reporter, Torvik determined to discover the ...
The Song Weigher (English and Multilingual Edition)
ean: 9781910345917, isbn: 1910345911,
Egill Skallagrimsson was the most original, imaginative and technically brilliant of the Old Norse skalds, poets whose orally composed and performed verses were as much revered in ninth- to thirteenth-century Scandinavia as heroism in battle. Egill's...
Be Brave: An Unlikely Manual for Erasing Heartbreak
By Andrews McMeel Publishing
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Be Brave is the first in a series of erasures in which author JM Farkas puts a feminist, revisionist spin on classic literature. Permanent marker, meet Beowulf. A former high school English teacher, Farkas transforms Beowulf into an unlikely guide...
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ean: 9781944700683, isbn: 1944700684,
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Part lambasting of gender roles and capitalist absurdity, part investigation into human-nature relationships, Stormwarning is the third collection of poetry by Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir. An up-and-coming poet in Iceland and abroad, Tómasdóttir i...
The Star By My Head: Poets from Sweden (Poets in the World)
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ean: 9781571314611, isbn: 157131461X,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Published in partnership with the Poetry Foundation, The Star By My Head is a breathtaking anthology of poems featuring eight of Sweden's most highly regarded poets, including Nobel Prize winner Tomas Tranströmer.From Edith Södergran to Gunnar Ekel...
Faust: Part 1 (Tragedy) (Pt. 1)
By Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von/ Constantine, David (TRN)/ Byatt, A. S. (CON)
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mpn: 21068992, ean: 9780140449013, isbn: 0140449019,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Faust is ever frustrated in his quest for knowledge and the true essence of life. By this, he attracts the attention of the Devil, Mephistopheles. Faust makes a deal with the Devil for more knowledge and power, agreeing to give his soul to Mephistoph...
Beowulf (Knickerbocker Classics)
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In this elegant, portable Anglo-Saxon epic, the hero Beowulf fights horrifying, ghastly monsters in his bid to save the hall of Hrothgar, King of the Danes. Composed by an anonymous Anglo-Saxon singer toward the end of the first millennium CE, Beowu...
Old Norse Poems
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THE GROUP of poems offered in this volume comprises practically all the more considerable (non-Skaldic) verse material not in the Edda. Indeed, it has been subtitled "the most important non-skaldic verse not included in the poetic edda". It is a supp...
The Saga of Grettir the Strong (Penguin Classics)
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ean: 9780140447736, isbn: 0140447733,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Composed at the end of the fourteenth century by an unknown author, The Saga of Grettir the Strong is one of the last great Icelandic sagas. It relates the tale of Grettir, an eleventh-century warrior struggling to hold on to the values of a heroic a...
Something To Live Up To: Selected Poems
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ean: 9781944682798, isbn: 1944682791,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
The Long-Awaited, Definitive Translations Of Denmark’s All-Time Best-Selling Poet Reading Mr. Goldman’s translations of Benny Andersen’s poems is sheer pleasure. He has captured the quirkiness and inimitable flavor of Andersen’s language. An ...
Beowulf (Legends from the Ancient North)
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
Legends from the Ancient North: Five classics of Norse literature that inspired J. R. R. Tolkien's epic vision in The Hobbit and The Lord of the RingsLegendary fantasy writer J. R. R. Tolkien spent much of his life studying, translating, and teach...
The Saga of Didrik of Bern: with The Dwarf King Laurin
By Northern Displayers, Skadi Press
ean: 9780957612037, isbn: 0957612036,
The Saga of Didrik of Bern tells the epic story of the legendary King Didrik and his warriors. The saga was probably compiled in Norway based on German poems about Didrik (also known as Dietrich, Thidrek, or Theoderic), and a Swedish version was prod...
The Dream We Carry: Selected and Last Poems of Olav Hauge (Norwegian and English Edition)
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ean: 9781556592881, isbn: 1556592884,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
"...spare, psalmlike poems....Together, the poems in this beautifully translated selection...provide us with the autobiography of a poet who felt most at home during winter, in solitude. Hauge deserves a larger American readership, and this book may ...
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