Show More Northern Antiquity: The Post-Medieval Reception of Edda and Saga edited by Andrew Wawn.
Hisarlik, 342 pp., £35, October 1994, 1 874312 18 4Show More
Heritage and Prophecy: Grundtvig and the English-Speaking World edited by A.M. Allchin.
Canterbury, 330 pp., £25, January 1994, 9781853110856Show More
“... and literature of their ancestors, there were by 1800 only some 47,000 of them in an island almost as big as Britain, with a clear chance of their entire nation dying out unnoticed. The Codex Regius of Eddic poetry, greatest memorial of Northern literature, lay unknown to the rest of the world in an Icelandic f...”