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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Chaos And Love

Author: Thomas Bredsdorff
Publisher: Museum Tusculanum Press
ISBN: 9788772895703
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Chaos and Love presents the reader with a number of such narratives, studies the notions of guilt and the causes embedded in them, and, as a result of the study, suggests that reckless erotic desire is often at the root of the evil.

Hrafnkel S Saga And Other Icelandic Stories

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Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141961422
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These fascinating tales deal with powerful human emotions, suffering and dignity at a time of profound transition, when traditional ideals were gradually yielding to a more peaceful pastoral lifestyle.

The Icelandic Saga

Author: Peter Hallberg
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803250826
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After disposing of the controversial "free-prose" theory of the origin and transmission of these stories, the author treats such problems as style and character portrayal, dreams and destinies, values and ideals, humor and irony.

Egil S Saga

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Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140443219
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The saga deals with the Viking world in the ninth and tenth centuries and has as its hero Eric Skallagrimsson, a powerful man who is much under the influence of the many-faced god, Odin

Comic Sagas And Tales From Iceland

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Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141975520
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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.