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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Russell Poole (RGP) - 286

Prof. Russell Poole (RGP)

Russell Poole is Distinguished University Professor, emeritus, in the Department of English at Western Ontario University, Canada. His research centres upon skaldic and other medieval poetry in Scandinavia and the British Isles. His publications include Viking Poems on War and Peace (Toronto, 1991), Old English Wisdom Poetry (Cambridge, 1998), Skaldsagas (Berlin, 2000) and, with Antonina Harbus, Verbal Encounters: Anglo-Saxon and Old Norse studies for Roberta Frank (Toronto, 2004). He is current Editor-in-Chief of Viking and Medieval Scandinavia.

allocated stanzas by volume:
Vol. I: 95
Vol. II: 6
Vol. III: 9
Vol. IV: 1
Vol. VIII: 171

poems and verse groups:
Anonymous Poems, Liðsmannaflokkr
Eyjólfr dáðaskáld, Bandadrápa
Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Háleygjatal
Eyvindr skáldaspillir Finnsson, Lausavísur
Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá I
Gunnlaugr Leifsson, Merlínusspá II
Guthormr sindri, Hákonardrápa
Halli stirði, Flokkr
Haraldr hárfagri Hálfdanarson, Snæfríðardrápa
Ormr Steinþórsson, Fragments
Ormr Steinþórsson, Poem about a woman
Óláfr inn helgi Haraldsson, Lausavísur
Sigvatr Þórðarson, Nesjavísur
Steinarr, Poem about a woman
Tindr Hallkelsson, Hákonardrápa
Torf-Einarr Rǫgnvaldsson, Lausavísur

other individual stanzas:

prose works:
Breta saga

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