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The Icelandic saga

Author: Peter Hallberg
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1962.
Series: A Bison book
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aimed at the layman. Examines the branch of saga literature which deals with the native heroes, the settlement of Iceland by Norse chieftains and the lives of these settlers. Discusses such problems as style and character portrayal, dreams and destinies, values and ideals, humor and irony.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hallberg, Peter.
Icelandic saga.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1962
(OCoLC)575741711
Online version:
Hallberg, Peter.
Icelandic saga.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1962
(OCoLC)610078693
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hallberg
OCLC Number: 3374027
Language Note: Translation of: Den isländska sagan.
Notes: Translation of Den isländska sagan.
Description: xxii, 179 pages : illustrations, facsimile, map ; 21 cm.
Series Title: A Bison book
Other Titles: Isländska sagan.
Responsibility: Peter Hallberg ; translated with introd. and notes by Paul Schach.

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Aimed at the layman. Examines the branch of saga literature which deals with the native heroes, the settlement of Iceland by Norse chieftains and the lives of these settlers. Discusses such problems as style and character portrayal, dreams and destinies, values and ideals, humor and irony.

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