Poesie in die noodtoestand 1989) en die werke van Jac Kritzinger (Bolton, Kritzinger, Nel & Kapp se uit die stofdie see die skald
se handeviervoet tracks en die verstuite treine van wat verlange 2001) in, waarin die gedigte regs haaks geplaas is eerder as konvensioneel links.
Ian Davidson is co-editor of Skald
, poetry editor of English and will be co-editor of the Contempo Journal of Poetry and Poetics.
When he first steps onto the pages of the pulps, he studies with a singing skald
, which explains his unusually high voice: The singing ones, he claims, "are the true skalds
, not the roaring ones who use deep tones" (16, 14).
The leader here is Namid, who has continued his fast start and who took his total to 21 with Saturday's French winner Skald
and yesterday's Ripon conditions winner Sundance.
Though much of its content treats conventional heroic material with broad comedy--a celebrated skald
, or singer, is actually a notorious liar; an overeager knight blithely beheads an innocent bystander--there is real power in Laxness' portrayals of his protagonists.
There are, I am sure, spirits in the dining room that still raise a glass of aquavit and cheer, "Skald
The most evocative expression of grief comes from a poem written by the skald
, Thorkill, for his master Earl Waltheof after he had been executed for treason in 1076.
Vollmann, the author, is in the right place at what's simply a different time, and he does what he can to perforate the temporal barrier by using his trademark interpenetrations and by making a fictional analogue for himself as William the Blind, the ancient Norse skald
who wrote what we are reading, namely, The Ice-Shirt, which is the work of William Vollmann.
Asi, Borges puede convertirse en el bardo o skald
de sus antepasados, que se supone miraran con mejores ojos a este descendiente tan manso y tan apocado, ahora que ba dedicado parte de su vida a salvarlos del olvido y celebrarlos.
It is well to find that great achievements can still call forth at times the runic fervour of the Skald