The Role of the Poet in Early Societies

The Role of the Poet in Early Societies

Morton W. Bloomfield, Charles W. Dunn

 
Date Published :
April 1992
Publisher :
Boydell and Brewer
Language:
English
Illustration :
2 black and white
Price
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780859913478
Pages : 176
Dimensions : 9.25 X 6.25 inches
Stock Status : Out of stock
$25.95

Overview
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This study draws on a wide range of texts early Irish, pre-modern Scottish Gaelic, early Welsh, Early Norse, Old English to illustrate the role of the poet as a tool of power, as seer, and as ceremonial figure.

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