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The papers published in this volume were written in honor of Professor Lee M. Hollander. Focusing on Old Norse literatur

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Old Norse Literature and Mythology: A Symposium
 0292783868, 9780292783867

Table of contents :
Foreword vii
List of Illustrations xi
Einar Haugen / On Translating from the Scandinavian 3
Erik Wahlgren / Fact and Fancy in the Vinland Sagas 19
Paul Schach / Some Observations on the Influence of "Tristrams saga ok Ísöndar" on Old Icelandic Literature 81
A. Margaret Arent / The Heroic Pattern: Old Germanic Helmets, "Beowulf", and "Grettis saga" 130
Konstantin Reichardt / A Contribution to the Interpretation of Skaldic Poetry: Tmesis 200
Winfred P. Lehmann / On Reflections of Germanic Legal Terminology and Situations in the "Edda" 227
E. O. G. Turville-Petre / Fertility of Beast and Soil in Old Norse Literature 244
Edgar C. Polomé / Some Comments on "Vǫluspá", Stanzas 17-18 265
Appendix A. Lee M. Hollander: A Biographical Sketch 291
Appendix B. Lee M. Hollander: A Chronological Bibliography 294
Notes on the Contributors 319
Index 323

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