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  • Snorri Sturluson - Historiker, Dichter, Politikerby Heinrich Beck; Wilhelm Heizmann; Jan van Nahl

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The Icelandic historian, poet, and politician Snorri Sturluson was an exceptional figureof the Nordic Middle Ages. The essays by renowned scholars gathered in this volume present the current state of research on Sturluson while also suggesting new approaches. In addition to examining questions related to the history of religion, they consider... more...

  • The Meters of Old Norse Eddic Poetryby Seiichi Suzuki

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 252.00

    A formal and functional study of the three meters of Old Norse eddic poetry, fornyrđislag , málaháttr , and ljóđaháttr , this book provides their systematic account (synchronic,diachronic, and from a comparative Germanic perspective). With thorough data presentation, detailed philological analysis, and sophisticated linguistic explanation,... more...

  • From Romanticism to Critical Theoryby Andrew Bowie

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    From Romanticism to Critical Theory explores the philosophical origins of literary theory via the tradition of German philosophy that began with the Romantic reaction to Kant. It traces the continuation of the Romantic tradition of Novalis, Friedrich Schlegel and Schleiermacher, in Heidegger's approaches to art and thruth, and in the Critical Theory... more...

  • A Companion to Old Norse-Icelandic Literature and Cultureby Rory McTurk

    Wiley 2008; US$ 243.95

    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... more...

  • Fagrskinna, a catalogue of the Kings of Norwayby A. Finlay

    BRILL 2004; US$ 155.00

    This work includes the first complete translation of a 13th-century vernacular history of Norway from the ninth to the 12th centuries. This translation preserves many of the metrical features of this complex verse form, which are explained in the commentary. more...

  • Old Norse-Icelandic Literatureby Heather O'Donoghue

    Wiley 2008; US$ 145.95

    From runic inscriptions to sagas, this book introduces readers to the colourful world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature. An introduction to the colourful world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature. Covers mythology and family sagas, as well as less well-known areas, such as oral story-telling, Eddaic verse and skaldic verse. An introduction... more...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to the Old Norse-Icelandic Sagaby Margaret Clunies Ross

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    This book guides students through the texts and contexts of the medieval Scandinavian saga. more...

  • Kings' Sagas and Norwegian Historyby Shami Ghosh

    BRILL 2011; US$ 166.00

    Surveying the past two decades of scholarship on the medieval historiography of Norway, this book provides a critical appraisal of the principal issues involved in the study of the primary sources and the key areas of scholarship and future research. more...

  • Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Icelandic Storiesby none

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 17.58

    Written around the thirteenth century AD by Icelandic monks, the seven tales collected here offer a combination of pagan elements tightly woven into the pattern of Christian ethics. They take as their subjects figures who are heroic, but do not fit into the mould of traditional heroes. Some stories concern characters in Iceland - among them Hrafknel's... more...

  • The Vinland Sagasby Hermann Palsson; Magnus Magnusson

    Penguin Books Ltd 1973; US$ 12.78

    One of the most arresting stories in the history of exploration, these two Icelandic sagas tell of the discovery of America by Norsemen five centuries before Christopher Columbus. Together, the direct, forceful twelfth-century Graenlendinga Saga and the more polished and scholarly Eirik's Saga, written some hundred years later, recount how Eirik the... more...