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Dragons, Elves and Heroes by Lin Carter

Dragons, Elves and Heroes

by Lin Carter

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"Introduction: Over the Hills and Far Away" (Lin Carter)
"The Ogre" - from Beowulf, translated by Norma Lorre Goodrich
"The High History of the Sword Gram" - from the Völsunga saga, translated by William Morris
"Manawyddan Son of the Boundless" - from the Mabinogion, retold by Kenneth Morris
"Puck's Song" (poem) - from Puck of Pook's Hill, by Rudyard Kipling
"Barrow-Wight" - from The Grettir Saga, translated by S. Baring-Gould
"Fingal at the Siege of Carric-thura" - from The Poems of Ossian, by James Macpherson
"The Sword of Avalon" - from Le Morte d'Arthur, by Thomas Malory
"Tom O'Bedlam's Song" (poem), Anonymous
"The Last Giant of the Elder Age" - from The Kiev Cycle, translated by Isabel Florence Hapgood
"The Lost Words of Power" (poem) - from the Kalevala, translated by John Martin Crawford
"Wonderful Things Beyond Cathay" - from Mandeville's Travels, edited by Arthur Layard
"Prospero Evokes the Air Spirits" (poem) - from The Tempest, by William Shakespeare
"The Lords of Faerie" - from The Faerie Queene, by Edmund Spenser
"Tales of the Wisdom of the Ancients" - from The Gesta Romanorum, translated by Charles Swan and revised by Wynnard Hooper
"The Magical Palace of Darkness" - from Palmerin of England, by Francisco de Moraes
"Rustum Against the City of Demons" - from The Shah-Namah of Firdausi, in a version by Lin Carter
"Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came" (poem), by Robert Browning
"The Princess of Babylon" - from The Romances of Voltaire
"The Horns of Elfland" (poem), by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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