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A Companion to Old Norse-Icelandic Literature and Culture

by Rory McTurk(ed.)
A Companion to Old Norse-Icelandic Literature and Culture by Rory McTurk
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This major survey of Old Norse-Icelandic literature and culture demonstrates the remarkable continuity of Icelandic language and culture from medieval to modern times.

  • Comprises 29 chapters 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
Wiley; March 2008
584 pages; ISBN 9781405137386
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Title: A Companion to Old Norse-Icelandic Literature and Culture
Author: Rory McTurk
 
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