In ancient tales many marvels are told us ...now you may hear such marvels told!'
The greatest of the heroic epics to emerge from medieval Germany, the Nibelungenlied is a revenge saga of sweeping ... 続きを読む
'An indescribable, aching, futile longing for myself' The young Danish aristocrat Malte Laurids Brigge has been left rootless by the early death of his parents. Now living in Paris, Malte begins to r ... 続きを読む
An original translation of the famous collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda
The introduction provides an informative overview of the poems and an o ... 続きを読む
This volume presents four of the most intricate and fascinating mythological poems of the Poetic Edda, with parallel translations and individual introductions and commentaries. 'Havamal', notable for ... 続きを読む
The Poetics of Commemoration is a study of commemorative skaldic verse from the Viking Age. It investigates how skaldic poets responded to the deaths of kings and the ways in which poetic commemoratio ... 続きを読む
I have so much and my feeling for her devours everything, I have so much and without her everything is nothing.'
The Sorrows of Young Werther propelled Goethe to instant fame when it first appeare ... 続きを読む
Someone must have been telling tales about Josef K. for one morning, without having done anything wrong, he was arrested.'
A successful professional man wakes up one morning to find himself under a ... 続きを読む
A fascinating collection of stories which take readers on a literary tour of the Austrian capital
Includes stories translated into English for the first time
Each tale is illustrated by a photo ... 続きを読む