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Old Norse-Icelandic poetic language and forms

Deirdre O'Bardon

University Session UA97 - 9/16/2017 Course # 627
Time 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Fee $2.00
Length 1 hr Credits 1
Attendees Canceled Room 903
Course Category AS: Arts & Sciences

We will discuss alliteration and poetic language specific to Old Norse-Icelandic poetry. Next we will review some basic poetic forms used in Eddic and skaldic poetry, including fornyrðislag, málaháttr, ljóðaháttr and dróttkvætt.

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