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.

Comic Sagas And Tales From Iceland

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.

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.

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.