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Author Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973.

Title The legend of Sigurd and Gudrun / J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  821.912 T652    ---  Available
Description 377 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents Introduction. The "Elder Edda" by J.R.R. Tolkien ; Introductory notes -- Volsungakvitha en nyja ("The new lay of the Volsungs") -- Commentary on Volsungakvitha en nyja -- Guthrunarkvitha en nyja ("The new lay of Gudrun") -- Commentary on Guthrunarkvitha en nyja.
Volsungakvitha en nyja (The new lay of the Volsungs') -- Guthrunarkvitha en nyja (The new lay of Gudrun').
Summary Tolkien's version of the great legend of Northern antiquity. In the first part, we follow the adventures of Sigurd, the slayer of Fafnir, and his betrothal to the Valkyrie Brynhild. In the second, the tragedy mounts to its end in the murder of Sigurd at the hands of his blood-brothers, the suicide of Brynhild, and the despair of Gudrun.
Subject Siegfried (Legendary character)
Kriemhild (Legendary character)
Genre/Form Fantasy poetry.
Added Author Tolkien, Christopher.
ISBN 9780547273426 : $26.00
9780547296289 (deluxe)
0547296282 (deluxe)
Standard No. BWK L9817808
BWX R9781506
CDX 9677952
NZ1 12882366

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