Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture: A Companion to Old Norse-Icelandic Literature and Culture

Editor/Author McTurk, Rory
Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $251.95
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ISBN: 978-0-631-23502-6
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Image Count: 17
Book Status: Available

This major survey of Old Norse-Icelandic literature and culture demonstrates the remarkable continuity of Icelandic language and culture from medieval to modern times. Written by leading scholars in the field Reflects current debates among Old Norse-Icelandic scholars Pays attention to previously neglected areas of study, such as the sagas of Icelandic bishops and the fantasy sagas. Looks at the ways Old Norse-Icelandic literature is used by modern writers, artists and film directors, both within and outside Scandinavia Sets Old Norse-Icelandic language and literature in its wider cultural context.

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