“They Who Await the Second Death: A Study in the Icelandic Romantic Sagas”

Chester Nathan Gould. From Scandinavian Studies, 1926.

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In this Saga of Egil One-Hand and Asmund Berskerker-Slayer excerpt and Thráin’s tale summary by Chester Nathan Gould, the Icelandic accounts of battles with undead corpses are strongly reminiscent of Beowulf’s struggles with Grendel and his mother.

Image of “They Who Await the Second Death: A Study in the Icelandic Romantic Sagas”

In this Saga of Egil One-Hand and Asmund Berskerker-Slayer excerpt and Thráin’s tale summary by Chester Nathan Gould, the Icelandic accounts of battles with undead corpses are strongly reminiscent of Beowulf’s struggles with Grendel and his mother.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book
Title “They Who Await the Second Death: A Study in the Icelandic Romantic Sagas”
Publication Title Scandinavian Studies
Creator Chester Nathan Gould
Publication Date 1926
Call Number X 0191 .83
Location General Collections