Translations

Morris and Old Norse

 

Litzenberg, Karl. "Contributions of the Old Norse Language and Literature to the Style and Substance of the Writings of William Morris, 1856-76." Dissertation, University of Michigan, 1933.

Part I: THE MATERIALS FOR STUDY

Chapter 1.1: Classification of Documents 1-19 [pdf]

Chapter 1.2 History of William Morris's Old Norse Study 20-58 [pdf]

Chapter 1.3: Morris's Appreciation and Criticism of Old Norse Literature 59-88 [pdf]

Part II: CONTRIBUTIONS OF OLD NORSE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE TO MORRIS"S STYLE

Chapter 2.1: The Language of Translation 89-167 [pdf]

Chapter 2.2 Old Norse Allusions in the Poems 168--197 [pdf]

Part III: CONTRIBUTIONS OF OLD NORSE LITERATURE TO THE SUBSTANCE OF MORRIS'S POETRY

Chapter 3.1 Introduction 198-201 [pdf] (forthcoming)

Chapter 3.2 Tthe Wooing of Hallbiorn the Strong 202-209 [pdf]

Chapter 3.3 The Wooing of Swanhild 210-228 [pdf]

Chapter 3.4 The Fostering of Aslaug 229-244 [pdf]

Chapter 3.5 The Lovers of Gudrun 245-275 [pdf]

Chapter 3.6 Sigurd the Volsung 276-326

Part IV: CONCLUSIONS 327-344 [pdf]

APPENDICES

A. Morris's Scandinavian Library 345-354 [pdf]

B. The Scansion of Morris's Eddic Translations 355-382 [pdf]

BIBLIOGRAPHY 389-400 [pdf]

 

 

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