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An introduction to the sagas of Icelanders

Author: Carl Phelpstead; R Barton Palmer; Tison Pugh; ProQuest (Firme)
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2020] ©2020
Series: New perspectives on medieval literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Combining an accessible approach with innovative scholarship, Carl Phelpstead draws on historical context, contemporary theory, and close reading to deepen our understanding of Icelandic saga narratives about the island'searly history"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Phelpstead; R Barton Palmer; Tison Pugh; ProQuest (Firme)
ISBN: 9780813057743 0813057744 9780813066516 0813066514
OCLC Number: 1232168040
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xxiii, 204 pages).
Contents: Chronology --
Encountering the Sagas --
Traditions in Time --
Icelandic Identities --
Reading Selected Sagas --
The Sagas in English --
Conclusion: Identity and Alterity
Series Title: New perspectives on medieval literature.
Responsibility: Carl Phelpstead ;foreword by R. Barton Palmer and Tison Pugh.

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"Combining an accessible approach with innovative scholarship, Carl Phelpstead draws on historical context, contemporary theory, and close reading to deepen our understanding of Icelandic saga narratives about the island'searly history"--

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