The Structure of Old Norse Dróttkvætt Poetry Hent еPub PDF

The drottkvett was a form of Old Norse skaldic poetry composed to glorify a chieftains deeds or to lament his death. Kari Ellen Gade explores the structural peculiarities of ninth- and tenth-century drottkvett poetry and suggests a solution to the mystery of the origins of the drottkvett and its eventual demise in the fourteenth century.

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