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Snorri Sturluson, The Prose Edda: Tales from Norse Mythology, trans. by Jean I. Young (1971), provides a lively translation of the most accessible parts of an encyclopedic thirteenth century prose collection of the myths and legends at the heart of the Norse poetic vocabulary.

Magnus Magnusson, Viking Expansion Westwards (1973) is a lavishly illustrated history of the expansion of the Vikings from England to North America. Magnusson focuses on individuals like Aude the Deep-Minded and the realities of daily life, bringing the reader face to face with the people who wrote and listened to the Elder Edda.

Lee Hollander, The Skalds: A Selection of Their Poems presents the poets of the Viking Age and a selection of their poetry whose incredibly elaborate lyric poetic language and imagery depends upon the myths and legends preserved in part in the Elder Edda.

Magnus Magnusson and H. Pálsson...

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