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by Stephen A. Mitchell,Scott A. Mellor

Author: Stephen A. Mitchell,Scott A. Mellor
Subcategory: Poetry
Language: English
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr (December 30, 2008)
Pages: 321 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
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This work analyzes the syntax of ten poems from the "Poetic Edda", a medieval Icelandic text, to illustrate the composition processes and remnants of the oral tradition

This work analyzes the syntax of ten poems from the "Poetic Edda", a medieval Icelandic text, to illustrate the composition processes and remnants of the oral tradition. The analysis of the semantic function within the half-lines of the "Poetic Edda" reveals a formulaic system in this type of poetry. A formulaic system is employed by a poet and is made up of semantic strin This work analyzes the syntax of ten poems from the "Poetic Edda", a medieval Icelandic text, to illustrate the composition processes and remnants of the oral tradition.

However, the author does some fantastic work in this regard, connecting the Volsung Saga to the mythic patterns Lord identified in common between the Odyssey and Beowulf, and discussing in many ways some simple poetic formulas within the metrical confines of the Poetic Edda.

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Analyzing Ten Poems from the Poetic Edda more. by Scott Mellor Milman Parry defines the formula as a group of words which is regularly employed under the same metrical condition to express a given essential. This book investigates the syntax of ten poems from the Poetic Edda, a medieval Icelandic text, offering data that reveals some of the composition processes and the remnants of the oral tradition from which the poetry came. Milman Parry defines the formula as a group of words which is regularly employed under the same metrical condition to express a given essential idea (Parry 1935). An equally useful device is a regularly employed structure used to fill a metrical line.

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Poetic Edda is the modern attribution for an unnamed collection of Old Norse anonymous poems, which is different from the Edda written by Snorri Sturluson. Several versions exist, all primarily of text from the Icelandic medieval manuscript known as the Codex Regius. The Codex Regius is arguably the most important extant source on Norse mythology and Germanic heroic legends. From the early 19th century onwards, it has had a powerful influence on later Scandinavian literatures.

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