The Old Norse Poetic Translations of Thomas Percy: A New Edition and Commentary

Ross, Margaret Clunies
Publication Date 2001
ISBN 2503510779
Publisher Brepols Publishers
Binding Hardback
Condition Good+, sound copy
SKU 14012
Notes Hint of bumping to points. Small scuff mark to the back Clean and sound.


Hardback. 290pp. Making the Middle Ages series. Facsimile of the 1763 edition, with facing-page notes situating Percy's work in its context, together with an introduction on Percy himself, his work on Old Norse-Icelandic studies, and the contemporary context of the reception of Old Norse poetry in Britain. Also includes eight further poetic translations (one from Old English and the others from Old Icelandic) that Percy completed about the same time as the translations now in Five Pieces of Runic Poetry, but did not then publish.
Price: £24.00
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