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A history of Icelandic literature

Author: Daisy L Neijmann
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2007.
Series: History of Scandinavian literatures, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Provides an overview of the literature of Iceland, since the country's settlement in the ninth century, including chapters on lesser-known areas such as drama, children's literature, women's  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daisy L Neijmann
ISBN: 9780803233461 0803233469
OCLC Number: 266928278
Description: XII, 730 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten.
Contents: 1: The Middle Ages Vesteinn Olason and Sverrir Tomasson; Old Icelandic Poetry (Vesteinn Olason); Old Icelandic Prose (Sverrir Tomasson) 2: From Reformation to Enlightenment Margret Eggertsdottir 3: From Romanticism to Realism thornorir Oskarsson 4: From Realism to Neo-Romanticism Guethni Elisson 5: Realism and Revolt: Between the World Wars Jon Yngvi Johannsson 6: Icelandic Prose Literature since 1940 Astraethur Eysteinsson and Ulfhildur Dagsdottir; Icelandic Prose Literature 1940-1980 (Astraethur Eysteinsson); Icelandic Prose Literature since 1980 (Astraethur Eysteinsson and Ulfhildur Dagsdottir) 7: Icelandic Poetry since 1940 Eysteinn thornorvaldsson 8: Searching for Herself: Female Experience and Female Tradition in Icelandic Literature Helga Kress 9: Icelandic Theatre Arni Ibsen and Havar Sigurjonsson; Icelandic Theatre, 1790-1975 (Arni Ibsen); Icelandic Theatre since 1975 (Havar Sigurjonsson) 10: Icelandic Children's Literature, 1780-2000 Silja Aethalsteinsdottir 11: Icelandic-Canadian Literature Daisy Neijmann
Series Title: History of Scandinavian literatures, 5.
Responsibility: ed. by Daisy Neijmann.


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"This is a collection that every serious Scandophile will want to own."-Words Without Borders * Words Without Borders * "Each of the book's four sections is written by a different Icelandic scholar, Read more...

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