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Western Icelandic short stories

Author: Kirsten Wolf; Arny Hjaltadottir
Publisher: Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of stories written by first and second generation authors from the western part of Iceland, who emigrated to North America, particularly Manitoba.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Western Icelandic short stories.
Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, 1991
(OCoLC)629890976
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirsten Wolf; Arny Hjaltadottir
ISBN: 0887556280 9780887556289
OCLC Number: 1035995316
Description: xvii, 139 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Stones for bread / Arnrưn fra Felli --
The sentence / Bergþor E. Johnson --
Fellow students / Fređrik J. Bergmann --
"Greater love hath no man than this--" / Grimur Grimsson --
How I defeated the local board / Gunnsteinn Eyjơlfsson --
An Icelandic giant / Jơhann Magnưs Bjarnason --
ʻAlfur of Borg / Jơhannes P. Palsson --
Havarŏur from Krơkur / Kveldưlfur --
Motes in a sun-beam / Stephan G. Stephansson --
In days of yore Þorsteinn Þ. Þorsteinsson --
When the footprints become covered with snow / Örn.
Responsibility: translated by Kirsten Wolf and Arny Hjaltadottir.

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Presents a wide collection of first and second generation Icelandic-Canadian authors. The stories, first published between 1895 and 1930, are set mainly in North America (especially Manitoba). They  Read more...

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