Alliteration in the Poetic Edda - Studies in Historical Linguistics 8 (Paperback)Tadao Shimomiya (author)
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The needs of the student of Old Icelandic poetic style have been foremost in mind in the presentation of this book. It includes an overview of sources not readily available to scholars as well as those not available in English. Copious examples are presented in Old Icelandic with English translation and supported by a select glossary of key Old Icelandic words into English. A Japanese language precis contains a select list of 100 alliterations that appear in the Poetic Edda.
Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Number of pages: 187
Weight: 290 g
Edition: New edition