The basic characteristics of Old Norse poetry, including how alliteration works and what syllables can constitute a lift (or not). Future installments in this series will cover the demands of specific meters.
Jackson Crawford, Ph.D.: Sharing real expertise in Norse language and myth with people hungry to learn, free of both ivory tower elitism and the agendas of self-appointed gurus. Visit JacksonWCrawford.com (includes bio and linked list of all videos).
Jackson Crawford’s translation of Hávamál, with complete Old Norse text: hackettpublishing.com/the-wanderer-s-havamal-4275
Jackson Crawford’s translation of The Poetic Edda: hackettpublishing.com/the-poetic-edda
Jackson Crawford’s translation of The Saga of the Volsungs: hackettpublishing.com/the-saga-of-the-volsungs-4098
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Jackson Crawford’s Patreon page: patreon.com/norsebysw
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