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.
It is well to find that great achievements can still call forth at times the runic fervour of the Skald
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.
Einarr Skulason mentions it in verses preserved in the saga of Harald Gille's sons in Heimskringla describing the raids on England in the twelfth century by King Eysteinn Haraldsson: `Jok hilmir hjaldr / par vas hjorva galdr / hjosk hildar sky / vid Hvitaby' (`The king roused battle, there was an incantation of swords, a battle cloud was hewed, at Whitby').