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Handbook of Norse Mythology - World Mythology (Hardback)
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Handbook of Norse Mythology - World Mythology (Hardback)

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Hardback 365 Pages / Published: 08/06/2001
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Authoritative, comprehensive reference incorporating the latest research on tales, literary and oral sources, and the broad-reaching cultural legacy of Norse mythology.


* Provides a discussion of literary and oral sources and cultural meaning and surveys such themes as the mythic past, present, and future; cyclical time; time and space; and myth, narrative, and language

* Includes an A-Z guide to key mythological figures, concepts, and events, plus a full subject index and an extensive bibliography of print, web, video, and CD-ROM resources

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781576072172
Number of pages: 365
Weight: 878 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 22 mm
Edition: Annotated edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
"A reliable reference for the large range of published material addressing Nordic mythology, this scholarly volume is recommended for academic libraries." - Library Journal
"Highly recommended for all libraries, public and academic." - Choice
"Makes a significant contribution to the fields of mythology and Scandinavian studies and is highly recommended for large public and academic libraries." - Booklist
"This volume is a welcome addition to an impressive series of handbooks on world mythology. . . . [The] author of many books on the subject, [Lindow] is eminently qualified for the task. . . . Attractive as a desk or library reference, this volume can be profitably used by students or scholars." - American Reference Books Annual

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