The legend of Sigurd and Gudrún

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The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún is anbsp;previously unpublished work by J.R.R. Tolkien, written while Tolkien was Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford during the 1920s and '30s, before he wrote The Hobbit and The Lord of the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

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subject_facet Fantasy poetry, Kriemhild (Legendary character), Kriemhild (Legendary character) -- Poetry, Siegfried (Legendary character), Siegfried (Legendary character) -- Poetry
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title_full The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún, The legend of Sigurd and Gudrún / J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien, The legend of Sigurd and Gudrún / J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien
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