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Kevin Crossley-Holland

Autor(a) de The Norse Myths

127+ Works 10,351 Membros 180 Reviews 6 Favorited

About the Author

Kevin Crossley-Holland is a well-known poet, a prize-winning children's author, and a translator. Crossley-Holland has translated Beowulf and The Exeter Book of Riddles from the Anglo-Saxon. He has collaborated with composers Nicola Lefanu (The Green Children and The Wildman), Rupert Bawden (The mostrar mais Sailor's Tale), Sir Arthur Bliss, William Mathias, and Stephen Paulus. Crossley-Holland's book The Seeing Stone won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, the Smarties Prize Bronze Medal, and the Tir na n-Og Award. The trilogy has won critical acclaim and been translated into twenty-five languages. His recent and forthcoming books are The Hidden Roads: A Memoir of Childhood, Bracelet of Bones and his new and selected poems The Mountains of Norfolk. Crossley-Holland often lectures abroad on behalf of the British Council and offers poetry and prose workshops and talks on the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, King Arthur, heroines and heroes, and myth, legend and folk-tale. Kevin Crossley-Holland is an Honorary Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, a patron of the Society for Storytelling, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He lives on the north Norfolk coast in East Anglia with his wife and children. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras de Kevin Crossley-Holland

The Norse Myths (1980) 2,270 cópias
King of the Middle March (2002) 721 cópias
Gatty's Tale (2006) 311 cópias
The Exeter Book Riddles (1978) 226 cópias
Once Upon A Poem (2004) 207 cópias
Beowulf (1982) 190 cópias
How Many Miles To Bethlehem? (2004) 150 cópias
Tales from the Mabinogion (1984) 141 cópias
Bracelet of Bones (2011) 95 cópias
Storm (1985) 63 cópias
The Ugly Duckling (2001) 60 cópias
Scramasax (2012) 34 cópias
The Anglo-Saxon Elegies (1988) — Tradutor — 31 cópias
Arthur: The Always King (2001) 30 cópias
Waterslain Angels (2008) 30 cópias
The Sea Stranger (1973) 30 cópias
Outsiders (2005) 28 cópias
The Faber Book of Northern Folk-Tales (1980) — Editor — 25 cópias
Heartsong (2015) 24 cópias
Tales from the Old World (2000) 22 cópias
The Riddlemaster (2016) 20 cópias
Battle of Maldon and Other Old English Poems (1965) — Tradutor — 18 cópias
Light Unlocked: Christmas Card Poems (2005) — Editor — 18 cópias
Running to Paradise (1967) — Selection — 16 cópias
Thor and the Master of Magic (2007) 14 cópias
The Tale of Taliesin (1992) 14 cópias
Short Too! (2011) 13 cópias
The Hidden Roads (2009) 10 cópias
The Arthur Trilogy (2010) 10 cópias
The Quest for Olwen (1988) 10 cópias
Sleeping Nanna (1989) 10 cópias
King Horn (1965) 10 cópias
Fear and Trembling (2004) — Introdução, algumas edições9 cópias
The pedlar of Swaffham (1971) 9 cópias
The Green Children (1844) 8 cópias
Sea Tongue (Read & Listen) (1992) 7 cópias
The Stones Remain: Megalithic Sites of Britain (1989) — Autor — 7 cópias
Poems from East Anglia (1989) 6 cópias
Stars of Mine (Little Gems) (2013) 6 cópias
The dream-house: Poems (1976) 5 cópias
Selected Poems (2001) 4 cópias
The breaking hour (2015) 3 cópias
Le Cavalier Tempête (2002) 3 cópias
The Callow Pit Coffer (1969) 3 cópias
The Wildman (1976) 3 cópias
The Mountains of Norfolk (2011) 3 cópias
Tales from Europe (1991) 3 cópias
Havelok the Dane (1964) 3 cópias
Winter's Tales 14 (1968) 3 cópias
The Earth-Father (1976) 3 cópias
Piper and Pooka (1988) 2 cópias
The Labours of Herakles (1993) 2 cópias
The wuffings (1999) 2 cópias
Waterslain and other poems (1986) 2 cópias
Eleanor's advent (1992) 2 cópias
The Rain Giver (1972) 2 cópias
The Seafarer 2 cópias
Painting Room (1988) 2 cópias
Long Tom and the Dead Hand (1992) 2 cópias
Wulf (1988) 2 cópias
Ghost Stories (Pt. 1) 1 exemplar(es)
The Wanderer (1986) 1 exemplar(es)
King of the Middle March 1 exemplar(es)
At the Crossing-Places. 1 exemplar(es)
The Seeing Stone 1 exemplar(es)
SEAHENGE: A JOURNEY (2019) 1 exemplar(es)
Journey to the Heart (Oracle) (2006) 1 exemplar(es)
Gravity for Beginners (2021) 1 exemplar(es)
Cuentos populares británicos (2005) 1 exemplar(es)
Norfolk poems (1970) 1 exemplar(es)
Moored Man (2006) 1 exemplar(es)
Selected British Folk Tales (1993) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Beowulf (1000) — Tradutor, algumas edições25,480 cópias
The Once and Future King (1938) — Introdução, algumas edições15,375 cópias
The Eagle of the Ninth (1954) — Introdução, algumas edições3,198 cópias
Beowulf / The Fight at Finnsburg (0008) — Tradutor, algumas edições623 cópias
Folk Tales of Britain: Legends (1971) — Introdução — 82 cópias
Spooky Stories for a Dark and Stormy Night (1945) — Contribuinte — 38 cópias
The Oxford Book of Scary Tales (1992) — Contribuinte — 35 cópias
To Break the Silence (1986) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias
YOUNG WINTER'S TALES 4. (1973) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Young Winter's Tales 1 (1970) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Young Winter's Tales 3 (1972) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Archipelago: Number Twelve (Summer 2019) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

Etiquetado

(1,448) adventure (214) Anglo-Saxon (742) Arthurian (749) Arthurian legend (378) Beowulf (576) Britain (224) British (321) British literature (353) children's (247) classic (1,007) classics (1,233) England (407) English (241) English literature (387) epic (813) epic poetry (468) fantasy (2,513) fiction (3,647) Folio Society (599) folklore (417) historical (275) historical fiction (910) history (551) King Arthur (716) literature (1,254) medieval (945) medieval literature (314) Middle Ages (373) myth (221) Norse (227) novel (350) Old English (988) own (209) poetry (3,404) read (528) to-read (1,738) translation (431) unread (303) young adult (249)

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My husband and I listened to this together. Neither of us was totally new to the stories and it met our expectations for the genre. It lacks the flash and polish of modern versions. We had mixed reactions to the very traditional telling. I appreciate hearing a traditional telling and hearing the stories in order. This would be a great book for those who have never heard these stories. It is rated for teen and young adult but I think anyone who likes mythology would enjoy it.
 
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scraps | outras 2 resenhas | May 18, 2024 |
I've admired Kevin Crossley-Holland as a collecter and interpreter of traditional stories and legends. And I was interested by the idea of reading his story of his childhood. He's not much older than me, and our backgrounds aren't so very different.

The account is told by means of themed chapters, so it's not a continuous narrative, but he's told his story by the end of the book. Though clearly a child with friends, it's his strong relationship with his younger sister that shines through, as well as his ability to make his own amusement: such as building up and sustaining his interest in his own personal museum. Very different characters, his parents stayed together for his and his sister's sake. He wonders why. His reflections throughout the book about their failed relationship give the book its underlying sadness, despite his depiction of an essentially happy childhood.… (mais)
 
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Margaret09 | Apr 15, 2024 |
This is the canonical translation of the 95 riddle of the Exeter Book as far as I'm concerned. Very readable, with notes on every riddles possible solution, as well as reconstruction and translation.I read this alongside Porter's translation, and this one is a cut above.
 
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dhaxton | outras 3 resenhas | Feb 20, 2024 |
I am unfamiliar with the Norse gods so this was all new to me. Listening to the audio book, sometimes it was confusing with Freyr and Freyja.
 
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nx74defiant | outras 23 resenhas | Feb 19, 2024 |

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Obras
127
Also by
13
Membros
10,351
Popularidade
#2,295
Avaliação
3.9
Resenhas
180
ISBNs
450
Idiomas
19
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