Chapter 2. “And the Verse is Thus”: Icelandic Stories About Magical Poems

  1. Richard Bauman

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773895.ch2

A World of Others' Words: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Intertextuality

A World of Others' Words: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Intertextuality

How to Cite

Bauman, R. (2004) “And the Verse is Thus”: Icelandic Stories About Magical Poems, in A World of Others' Words: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Intertextuality, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773895.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405116046

Online ISBN: 9780470773895

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Keywords:

  • poems;
  • magical transition;
  • presentational style;
  • generic intertextuality;
  • magical power

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction: The Blending of Prose and Verse

  • Legends of the Kraftaskáld

  • The Dialogue of Genres

  • Traditionalization

  • Contextualization, Genre, and Tradition

  • Context to Contextualization