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Kress, Bruno

Overview
Works: 29 works in 156 publications in 3 languages and 869 library holdings
Genres: Fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PT7511.L3, 839.6
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Publications about Bruno Kress
Publications by Bruno Kress
Publications by Bruno Kress, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bruno Kress
Laut- und Formenlehre des Isländischen by Bruno Kress( Book )
15 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in German and Icelandic and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Isländische Grammatik by Bruno Kress( Book )
15 editions published in 1982 in 3 languages and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Paradise reclaimed by Halldór Laxness( Book )
20 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 91 libraries worldwide
An idealistic Icelandic farmer journeys to Mormon Utah and back in search of paradise in this captivating novel by Nobel Prize winner Halldor Laxness. The quixotic hero of this long-lost classic is Steinar of Hlidar, a generous but very poor man who lives peacefully on a tiny farm in nineteenth-century Iceland with his wife and two adoring young children. When he impulsively offers his children's beloved pure-white pony to the visiting King of Denmark, he sets in motion a chain of disastrous events that leaves his family in ruins and himself at the other end of the earth, optimistically building a home for them among the devout polygamists in the Promised Land of Utah. By the time the broken family is reunited, Laxness has spun his trademark blend of compassion and comically brutal satire into a moving and spellbinding enchantment, composed equally of elements of fable and folkore and of the most humble truths
Die Litanei von den Gottesgaben : Roman by Halldór Laxness( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in German and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Die Laute des modernen Isländischen by Bruno Kress( Book )
14 editions published in 1937 in German and held by 74 libraries worldwide
The happy warriors by Halldór Laxness( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in German and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Dans l'Islande du Moyen Age, deux jeunes gens à l'esprit fertile, Thorgeir Havarson et Thormod Bessason, élevés à la mamelle des grandes sagas héroïques, se mettent en tête de devenir des héros de poèmes anciens. Ils dépouillent de pauvres pêcheurs avant de mettre leurs pas dans ceux de grotesques Vikings et de partir en Normandie et au Groënland
Am Gletscher : Roman by Halldór Laxness( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in German and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Independent people : an epic by Halldór Laxness( Book )
11 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Een IJslandse boerenknecht tracht koste wat het kost een eigen boerderij te verwerven, waarvoor hij grote offers moet brengen
Isländische Erzähler by Kristinn E. Andrésson( Book )
5 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in German and Undetermined and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Arm sein ist teuer : Erinnerungen by Tryggvi Emilsson( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in German and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Erkundungen : 27 isländische Erzähler by Bruno Kress( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in German and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Phonetische Platte des Isländischen by Bruno Kress( Book )
5 editions published in 1938 in German and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Drachen und Zaunkönige : aus den Aufzeichnungen eines Journalisten by Ólafur Jóhann Sigurðsson( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in German and held by 14 libraries worldwide
An Islands Küsten : Erzählungen by Halldór Stefánsson( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in Undetermined and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Sein eigener Herr Heldenroman by Halldór Laxness( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in German and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Über Missbildungen des äusseren Ohres : Beitrag zur pathologischen Anatomie ; Inaugural-Dissertation by Bruno Kress( Book )
6 editions published in 1890 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Band ... der Werkausgabe by Halldór Laxness( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
27 isländische Erzähler ( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in German and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Sein eigener Herr (Sjálfstaett fólk, dt.) Roman by Halldór Laxness( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in Undetermined and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Halldór-Laxness-Werkausgabe ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bruno Kress deutscher Philologe
Bruno Kress Duits vertaler (1907-1997)
Bruno Kress German translator
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