This essay collection addresses how the Victorians looked to the Middle Ages to create a sense of authority, often false, for their own ideas in areas such as art, religion, gender expectations, and social services.... rude, earnest, a yielding a mythology with a vibrant mishmash of solemnity and broad humor.30 Carlylea#39;s appreciation for ... Arnold especially emphasizes this stunted lifestyle in his drastic revision of Odin, the king of the gods, who was ... in which Odin, learning that Baldera#39;s dreams foretell his death, takes his mythical steed Sleipnir to the underworld to ... The journey is daring but fruitless: Odin cannot protect Balder from his fate any more than he can avert his own death at Ragnarok.
|Title||:||Beyond Arthurian Romances|
|Author||:||Jennifer Palmgren, Lorretta M. Holloway|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2005-06-04|