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Feud in the Icelandic saga

Feud in the Icelandic saga

Author: Jesse L Byock
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This study demonstrates how the dominant concern of medieval Icelandic society - the channelling of violence into accepted patterns of feud and the regulation of conflict - is reflected in the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse L Byock
ISBN: 0520082591 9780520082595
OCLC Number: 482217108
Description: xx, 293 s. : illustrations
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments 1 Introduction 2 Feud in Saga Narrative: Its Roots in Icelandic Society 3 The Syntax of Narrative Elements 4 Units of Travel and Information and the Feudeme of Conflict 5 The Feudeme of Advocacy 6 The Feudeme of Resolution 7 Feud Clusters and Feud Chains 8 The Importance of Land in Saga Feud 9 Two Sets of Feud Chains in Njals saga 10 Saga Narrative with Low Cluster Density 11 Conclusion Appendixes A. A Brief Account of Legal and Social Terms B. Examples of Conflict Material Sources of Conflict Nonmaterial Sources of Conflict C. Examples of Advocacy Brokerage Self-Advocacy Goading Information Passing D. Examples of Resolution Arbitration Direct Resolution Rejected Resolution Index Maps
Responsibility: by Jesse L. Byock.


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