Sagore The most Fuhrer-like figure is Siegfried, the strong heroic figure. To be honest, it rather disappointed me. Narrative weaknesses can be overlooked. The final paragraph of the book is utterly retarded, though.

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I really like this and in this edition it was good readable. The scenes where Siegfried puts on his cloak of invisibility and cheats to help Gunther best Brunhild in feats of strength are great. Men killing their friends due to the petty perfidy of women No warrior will ever do a darker deed. The only reason anyone canttar anything is for the promise of reward, which is usually merely alluded to—you know, good manners and all.

In fact the drama is based almost entirely on human endeavours. It is simply the actions of these two particular women. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Even orally delivered that had to get annoying after a while, no matter how dumb your audience was.

She does not intend to cause the conflict, and whether her behaviour is due to the influence of the gods or to lust, she is not truly to blame for causing a war. I speak fluent modern German and understand a very little Middle High German.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. We are told that Siegfried once fought a dragon, but this happened before the story began. Bollocks to that—effing cowards! Given the fact that the story pretends to be history when its origins are pagan and that it continued to be bastardized e. Nibelungenlied by Anonymous 1 11 Mar 13, Brunhild transforms from endearing consort in the first part to vindictive harpy in the second, with little attempt by the poet to describe the change in her personality.

See 2 questions about El Cantar de los Nibelungos…. This is a good window into medieval life. It is pretty over-the-top with some of the action but overall pretty cool and tragic, fucking Hagen.

I prefer the original Islandic legend, here you can sense the high level of pofrua influence which feels repetitive after a while. English Choose a language for shopping. These scenes may have been meant to be comedic, but as a modern author, they just made me uncomfortable.

But the English at least the Oxford edition is far too unpoetic. On the other hand, Esitorial did love the plot of the first part. It is a gripping tale of revenge, love, and murder. This story is a bit wordy and sometimes does not make sense but it is the best we have from the period so read it. El Cantar de los Nibelungos by juan david caceres pinzon on Prezi That is also the point, this edition made a real story out of the rhyme verses.

I certainly think some of the merit of the book comes from the quality of writing. Lists with This Book. TOP Related.


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