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Byock, Jesse L., The Saga of the Volsungs: The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer, University of California Press, 1990.

A thirteenth century prose version of the Volsungs
drawing upon the Edda lays. It will help the reader
place the dramatic and allusive lays in a coherent
narrative.


Dronke, Ursula, The Poetic Edda: Volume I Heroic Poems, Clarendon Press, 1969.

This book is the most modern edition. The analysis of
the poetry is designed for the advanced student but is
the finest available.

Grahm-Campbell, James and Dafydd Kidd, The Vikings, British Museum Publications Limited, 1980.

A magnificently illustrated book with a good but nontechnical
discussion of the Vikings at home and abroad.

Ker, W. P., Epic and Romance, Dover Press, 1957.

A very old, but very engaging book. It has introduced
generations to the excitement and beauty of Norse
literature.

Magnusson, Magnus, Viking Expansion Westwards, The Bodley Head, 1973.

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