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The growth of the medieval Icelandic sagas, 1180-1280

by Theodore Murdock Andersson

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sagas -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Theodore M. Andersson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT7181 .A52 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3409125M
    ISBN 10080144408X
    ISBN 109780801444081
    LC Control Number2005025054

    The Medieval Saga by Carol J. Clover. A Companion to Old Norse-Icelandic Literature and Culture by Rory McTurk. The Matter of the North: The Rise of Literary Fiction in Thirteeth-Century Iceland by Torfi Tulinius. The Growth of the Medieval Icelandic Sagas () by Theodore M. Andersson. The Medieval Icelandic Saga and Oral Tradition. Bibliography. There is a voluminous literature on the Vikings and the Viking Age. This bibliography cannot be comprehensive, though it strives to be both wide-ranging and detailed, including standard works on the subject suitable for the general reader as well as more specialized works suitable for undergraduate and graduate students.

      "Well documented and well presented, Women in Old Norse Society covers much material that has not been dealt with in English. It serves the dual purpose of establishing a focus on women and of providing an enormous amount of good cultural history."—Theodore M. Andersson, author of The Growth of the Medieval Icelandic Sagas (–)4/5(1). the book-length sagas of medieval Iceland evolved in literary terms from circa to circa " (1). In recent years, a number of saga studies have suggested that a secure time-line along which the literary development of the Old Icelandic saga can be plotted is an illusion. The .

    The Growth of the Medieval Icelandic Sagas, Cornell University Press. ISBN X; Bjarni Aðalbjarnarson (editor) (). Íslenzk fornrit XXVI: Heimskringla I. Hið íslenzka fornritafélag. Chase, Martin (). Einarr Skúlason's Geisli: A Critical Edition. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0 . [1] For fairly recent accounts regarding these debates, see Gísli Sigurðsson, The Medieval Icelandic Saga and Oral Tradition: A Discourse on Method, translated by Nicholas Jones (Cambridge, MA: Milman Perry Collection of Oral Literature, ) and Theodore M. Andersson, The Growth of the Medieval Icelandic Sagas () (Ithaca: Cornell.


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