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By Heather O'Donoghue

This is the 1st booklet to teach how the Norse myths have resonated from period to period: from Viking-age tales of ice and fireplace to the epic poetry of Beowulf; and from Wagner's Ring to surprise Comics' Mighty Thor. Heather O'Donoghue considers the broader contexts of Norse mythology, together with its origins, medieval expression and reception in post-medieval societies correct as much as the current. From Asgard to Valhalla is a ebook that would intrigue and pleasure someone with an curiosity in how the Norse myths have so profoundly formed the western cultural heritage.

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