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The Resource Norse mythology, Neil Gaiman

Norse mythology, Neil Gaiman

Label
Norse mythology
Title
Norse mythology
Statement of responsibility
Neil Gaiman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he presents his fashioning of the primeval Norse myths into a novel, which begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds, delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves, and giants, and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people. Gaiman stays true to the myths while vividly recreating the characters--the gods with their fiercely competitive natures, their susceptibility to being duped and to dupe others, and their tendencey to let passion ignite their actions--and making these long-ago myths breathe pungent life again.--
Assigning source
adapted from author website
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaiman, Neil
Dewey number
293/.13
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL860
LC item number
.G35 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mythology, Norse
Label
Norse mythology, Neil Gaiman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The players -- Before the beginning, and after -- Yggdrasil and the nine worlds -- Mimir's head and Odin's eye -- The treasures of the gods -- The master builder -- The children of Loki -- Freya's unusual wedding -- The mead of poets -- Thor's journey to the land of the giants -- The apples of immortality -- The story of Gerd and Frey -- Hymir and Thor's fishing expedition -- The death of Balder -- The last days of Loki -- Ragnarok : The final destiny of the gods
Control code
1685701
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9780393609097
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016046917
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1685701
  • (Sirsi) 1685701
  • (OCoLC)953222837
Label
Norse mythology, Neil Gaiman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The players -- Before the beginning, and after -- Yggdrasil and the nine worlds -- Mimir's head and Odin's eye -- The treasures of the gods -- The master builder -- The children of Loki -- Freya's unusual wedding -- The mead of poets -- Thor's journey to the land of the giants -- The apples of immortality -- The story of Gerd and Frey -- Hymir and Thor's fishing expedition -- The death of Balder -- The last days of Loki -- Ragnarok : The final destiny of the gods
Control code
1685701
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9780393609097
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016046917
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1685701
  • (Sirsi) 1685701
  • (OCoLC)953222837

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