The Nordic Sublime

Undirkaflar The Nordic Sublime The Romantic Rediscovery of Icelandic Myth and Poetry Wagner’s Ring and its Icelandic SourcesStofnun Sigurðar Nordals 1995 The paper provides a background to Wagner’s concern with the Nibelungen material by describing the so-called “Scandinavian Renaissance”, which was started by the Swiss intellectual Paul Henri Mallet in the 1750’s and reached its […]

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