Prose Narrative

Some articles on prose narrative, narrative, prose:

Valkyrie - Old Norse Attestations - Poetic Edda - Helgakviða Hundingsbana II
... At the beginning of the poem Helgakviða Hundingsbana II, a prose narrative says that King Sigmund (son of Völsung) and his wife Borghild (of Brálund) have a son named Helgi, who ... has killed the King Hunding in stanza 4, a prose narrative details that Helgi escapes and consumes the raw meat of cattle he has slaughtered on a beach, and he encounters Sigrún ... The narrative says that Sigrún, daughter of King Högni, is "a valkyrie and rode through air and sea" and adds that she is the valkyrie Sváva reincarnated ...
Māori Mythology - Forms of The Legends - Prose Narrative
... Prose narrative forms the great bulk of Māori legendary material ... Some appears to have been sacred or esoteric, but many of the legends were well-known stories told as entertainment in the long nights of winter ...
Bengali Theatre - Processional Forms
... There, narrative performances and masked dances were held in honour of deities of the cult ... of the ancient period (which entailed narrative performances and masked dances at the end of the procession in temples/monasteries) had evolved into Vaisnavite processional-enviro ... a sutradhara by narrating parts of the action in improvised prose and pre-composed verse and lyric ...
Valkyrie - Old Norse Attestations - Poetic Edda - Helgakviða Hjörvarðssonar
... In the poem Helgakviða Hjörvarðssonar, a prose narrative says that an unnamed and silent young man, the son of the Norwegian King Hjörvarðr and Sigrlinn of Sváfaland, witnesses nine valkyries riding by while ... this valkyrie is detailed later in a prose narrative as Sváva, king Eylimi's daughter, who "often protected him in battles" ... After Hrímgerðr is turned to stone by the daylight, a prose narrative continues that Helgi, who is now king, goes to Sváva's father—King Eylimi—and asks for his daughter ...

Famous quotes containing the words narrative and/or prose:

    The narrative impulse is always with us; we couldn’t imagine ourselves through a day without it.
    Robert Coover (b. 1932)

    The crown of literature is poetry. It is its end and aim. It is the sublimest activity of the human mind. It is the achievement of beauty and delicacy. The writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes.
    W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1966)