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Nibelungenlied.

Nibelungenlied.

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Published by Dent, Dutton in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. xi.

StatementTranslated with an introd. and notes by D. G. Mowatt.
SeriesEveryman"s library -- no. 312
ContributionsMowatt, D. G.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 225 p. ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15162350M
LC Control Number63000306

  "Das Nibelungenlied is a remarkable work of art Among medieval epics, it occupies the first rank, transcending even Beowulf and the Chanson de Roland in complexity and emotional intensity A modern, reliable, and readable English verse translation of this landmark in European literature is long overdue. The Nibelungenlied is a German epic poem which was written sometime around , probably in what is today title means "Song of the Nibelungs." "Nibelungen" is the plural of "Nibelung," which refers to a dynasty which is conquered by the hero or protagonist of the epic, the dragon-slayer Siegfried.

Chapter 1. The Nibelungenlied opens with an exhortation to the reader to expect a tale of brave knights and furious main site of the action is the land of the Burgundians, which is ruled by the three brothers Gunther, Gernot, and Giselher. They have a beautiful sister, Kriemhild, and live in the city of Worms (pronounced "Voorms") on the Rhine River. Print book: German: 6., überarbeitete und erw. Aufl. des Bandes NibelungenliedView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Nibelungenlied. Nibelungenlied; Epen (teksten) View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.

Das Nibelungenlied, First Edition. You Searched For: very good. Book has library stamping on the top and bottom page edges, loose endpapers, and title page, label and cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. In this study, emphasis is on the literary value of the Nibelungenlied rather. 7 Given this pattern of British acquaintance with the Nibelungenlied, it is a little surprising that the first children’s book relating to the theme was published in the same year as Birch’s was The Heroic Life and Exploits of Siegfried the Dragon Slayer: an Old German Story (London: Joseph Cundall and David Bogue, ).No author’s name is given, but the Author: David Blamires.


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