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Companion to Old Norse-Icelandic Literature and Culture

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ISBN-10: 1405163674

ISBN-13: 9781405163675

Edition: 2007

Authors: Rory McTurk, Katrina Attwood, Michael Barnes, Ulfar Bragason, Margaret Cormack

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A major survey of Old Norse-Icelandic literature and culture, this text looks at the use made of Old Norse-Icelandic literature by modern writers, artists and film directors, both within and outside Scandinavia and sets Old Norse-Icelandic language and literature in its wider cultural context.
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Book details

List price: $75.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/7/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 584
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.61" long x 1.22" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Notes on Contributors
Archaeology of Economy and Society
Christian Biography
Christian Poetry
Continuity? The Icelandic Sagas in Post-Medieval Times
Eddic Poetry
Family Sagas
Geography and Travel
Historical Background: Iceland 870-1400
Historiography and Pseudo-History
Late Prose Fiction (lygisogur)
Late Secular Poetry
Manuscripts and Palaeography
Metre and Metrics
Orality and Literacy in the Sagas of Icelanders
Pagan Myth and Religion
The Post-Medieval Reception of Old Norse and Old Icelandic Literature
Prose of Christian Instruction
Rhetoric and Style
Romance (Translated riddarasogur)
Royal Biography
Sagas of Contemporary History (Sturlunga saga): Texts and Research
Sagas of Icelandic Prehistory (fornaldarsogur)
Short Prose Narrative (pattr)
Skaldic Poetry
Social Institutions
Women in Old Norse Poetry and Sagas