Sagas

Amadis of Gaul

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Vasco De Lobeira


Amadis of Gaul (Amadís de Gaula, in Spanish) was not the first, but certainly one of the best known knight-errantry tales of the 16th…

The Kalevala: the Epic Poem of Finland (Crawford Translation)

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Elias Lönnrot


This is the epic of Finland. It is the combined folk tales of the Finnish nation starting with the birth of the world from the egg of a seab…

The Fall of the Nibelungs

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Unknowntranslated Bymargaret Armour


"The Fall of the Nibelungs" is Margaret Armour's plain prose translation from the middle high German of the "Nibelungenlied&q…

Die Ahnen - Das Nest der Zaunkönige

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Gustav Freytag


„Im Nest der Zaunkönige liegt der Hauptteil des Herrenbesitzes um die Drei Gleichen, Vorberge des Thüringer Waldes bis in die N&au…

Finnish Legends

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R. Eivind


One dark winter's day in the north of Finland, Father Mikko seeks shelter in an isolated cabin till a storm abates. After dinner the family …

The Frithiof Saga

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Ferdinand Schmidt


Iceland is the home of the Saga, a form of literature which includes the telling of the story of a hero’s life and adventures in a fixed, re…

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 3

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Eliza Haywood


Betsy Thoughtless is about marriage, rather than dealing with courtship and thus differs from the type of domestic writing that would develo…

The Norwegian Fairy Book

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Klara Stroebe


These Norwegian tales of elemental mountain, forest and sea spirits, have been handed down by hinds and huntsmen, wood choppers and fisher f…

The World’s Story Volume VIII: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Greenland and …

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Eva March Tappan


This is the eighth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March T…

The Mabinogion, Volume 2

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Anonymoustranslated Bycharlotte Guest


This is the second of three volumes of The Mabinogion, a collection of some of the earliest tales from the British Isles. Lady Charlotte Gue…

The Heroic Life and Exploits of Siegfried the Dragon Slayer

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Anonymous


This is the prequel of the Nibelungenlied. It tells the tale of Siegfried as a young man when he sets forth to earn a name for himself so h…

Epics and Romances of the Middle Ages

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Wilhelm Wägner


This volume contains the principal hero-lays of the six great epic cycles of the Teutonic Middle Ages: The Langobardian Legends, the Amelung…

The Junior Classics Volume 2: Folk Tales & Myths

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Variousandwilliam Patten


Compilation of tales designed and arranged for young people. This volume covers tales from the North, the Rhine, Greece and Rome, tales fro…

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 4

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Eliza Haywood


Betsy Thoughtless is about an intelligent and strong-willed woman who marries under pressure from the society in which she lives. Betsy lear…

Legends of Norseland

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Mara L. Pratt


Collection of tales from the Norse legends, from the beginning of the golden kingdom of the Aesir, to it's end within the flames of Ragnarok…

The Tragic Muse

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Henry James


Art or politics, this is the question Nick Dormer dealls with in the course of this novel. Mirian Ruth, an aspiring actress, is the "tr…

Jaufry the Knight and the Fair Brunissende

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Jean-Bernard Mary-Lafon


Taulat de Rugimon arrives at the court of King Arthur and stabs one of Arthur's knights. Jaufry, a young and ambitious knight, sets off in p…

Herakles

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Louis Couperus


Dat Couperus' nieuwste werk ‘Herakles’ een roman in twee deelen heet, zal wel een uitgevers-wensch zijn. Het is de omdichting der mythe tot …

Policy and Passion

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Rosa Campbell Praed


"Policy and Passion, a Novel of Australian Life" tells the story about a father and daughter, torn between the policy of the count…

The Heavenly Twins

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Sarah Grand


First published in 1893, this novel came to question many subjects which were considered taboo. Through a few interconnected plots and sub p…

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