sabato 17 ottobre 2009

Tolkien: The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun

"The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun" is a previously unpublished work by J.R.R. Tolkien, written while Tolkien was Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford during the 1920s and '30s, before he wrote" The Hobbit" and" The Lord of the Rings."

It makes available for the first time Tolkien's extensive retelling in English narrative verse of the epic Norse tales of Sigurd the Volsung and The Fall of the Niflungs."

"It includes an introduction by J.R.R. Tolkien, drawn from one of his own lectures on Norse literature, with commentary and notes on the poems by Christopher Tolkien.

1 commento:

Andrea ha detto...

Ho visto questo libro per caso sullo scaffale di una libreria. Essendomi praticamente divorato sia "Lo hobbit" sia "Il signore degli anelli", penso proprio che prenderò anche questo.