The Sagas Of The Icelanders

Author: Jane Smilely
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141933267
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Set around the turn of the last millennium, these stories depict with an astonishingly modern realism the lives and deeds of the Norse men and women who first settled in Iceland and of their descendants, who ventured farther west to ...

Sagas Of The Icelanders

Author: John Tucker
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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A collection of essays on Icelandic sagas from the middle ages, which concern the earliest period of Icelandic history. Includes references.

Icelanders In The Viking Age

Author: William R. Short
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786456079
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The Sagas of Icelanders are enduring stories from Viking-age Iceland filled with love and romance, battles and feuds, tragedy and comedy. Yet these tales are little read today, even by lovers of literature.

Translating The Sagas

Author: John Kennedy
Publisher: Brepols Pub
ISBN: 9782503507729
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This book is the first publication to provide an extended examination of the history and development of Icelandic saga translations into English from their beginnings in the eighteenth century to today.

Feud In The Icelandic Saga

Author: Jesse L. Byock
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520082595
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Byock sees the crucial element in the origin of the Icelandic sagas not as the introduction of writing or the impact of literary borrowings from the continent but the subject of the tales themselves - feud.

The Growth Of The Medieval Icelandic Sagas 1180 1280

Author: Theodore Murdock Andersson
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801444081
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Andersson introduces readers to the development of the Icelandic sagas between 1180 and 1280, a crucial period that witnessed a gradual shift of emphasis from tales of adventure and personal distinction to the analysis of politics and ...

Comic Sagas And Tales From Iceland

Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141975520
Size: 30.35 MB
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Shaped by Iceland's oral culture and their conversion to Christianity, these stories are works of ironic humour and stylistic innovation.