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Sigurd and Gudrun

W. E. Sparkes

Sigurd and Gudrun

an ancient tale of constancy in love

by W. E. Sparkes

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Published by D. Estes in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementretold by W.E. Sparkes.
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22966808M

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"The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun" is one such work: a verse working of the Norse legend of the hero Sigurd and his adventures, as well as the two doomed women who loved him. The wording is a bit awkward in places, and a good chunk of the book's content is commentary by his son Christopher Tolkien -- but the deep-rooted mythic story and Tolkien Cited by: 6.

Reading the Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun, one starts to get a feel for where Tolkien was coming from when he wrote the Lord of the Rings. Told in the style of a very old English epic poem, Tolkien has rewritten the ancient Norse Classics from the Elder Edda into two distinct stories, the Lay of the Volsungs and the Lay of Gudrun/5.

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