Dreams in Old Norse literature and their affinities in folklore

with an appendix containing the Icelandic texts and translations by Georgia Dunham Kelchner

Publisher: Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa

Written in English
Published: Pages: 154 Downloads: 918
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  • Iceland.

Subjects:

  • Old Norse literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Dreams in literature.,
  • Literature and folklore -- Iceland.,
  • Folklore in literature.

Edition Notes

Statementby Georgia Dunham Kelchner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT7162.D7 K4 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination154 p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4718403M
ISBN 100848214315
LC Control Number78005192
OCLC/WorldCa3845295

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