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Preparing for the End. A Narrative Study of Vafþrúðnismál

  title={Preparing for the End. A Narrative Study of Vafþr{\'u}ðnism{\'a}l},
  author={Andrew McGillivray},
The present work investigates the eddic poem Vafþrúðnismál through a theoretical lens constructed by the author that is based on the work of Paul Ricoeur, Aron Gurevich, and Mircea Eliade. By bringing together these three writers the intention is to allow for a close examination of the poem on narrative grounds that also allows for the possibility for general conclusions to be drawn about the cultural environment in which the poem was composed, namely medieval Iceland. The theoretical framework… 
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