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The Resource Old Norse-Icelandic literature : a short introduction, Heather O'Donoghue

Old Norse-Icelandic literature : a short introduction, Heather O'Donoghue

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Old Norse-Icelandic literature : a short introduction
Title
Old Norse-Icelandic literature
Title remainder
a short introduction
Statement of responsibility
Heather O'Donoghue
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From runic inscriptions to sagas, this book introduces readers to the world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
839/.609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PT7154
LC item number
.O5 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Blackwell introductions to literature
Label
Old Norse-Icelandic literature : a short introduction, Heather O'Donoghue
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-231) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Iceland -- The beginnings -- Language -- Cultural heritage -- Discovery and settlement -- 2. The saga -- What is a saga? -- Are family sages medieval novels? -- Are family sagas chronicles of time past? -- Three extracts: Egils saga, vatndœla saga and Laxdœla saga -- 3. New knowledge and native traditions -- Latin learning -- Eddaic and skaldic verse -- Historical writings -- Fornaldarsögur -- Riddarasögur and Rímur -- 4. The politics of old Norse-Icelandic literature -- Iceland and Scandinavian nationalism -- Old Norse-Icelandic as 'ancient poetry' -- Bishop Percy's translations -- Gray's 'Norse odes' -- The romantic viking -- Our friends in the north -- Old Norse-Icelandic studies in academia -- The debate about saga origins -- Why is old Norse English literature? -- 5. The influence of old Norse-Icelandic literature -- Blake -- Tolkien and fantasy literature -- Scott, Kingsley and Haggard -- Landor, Arnold and Morris -- Stevenson, Hardy and Galsworthy -- MacDiarmid, Mackay Brown, and Auden and MacNeice -- Heaney and Muldoon
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 241 pages
Isbn
9780631236252
Lccn
2003013335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm52478418
Label
Old Norse-Icelandic literature : a short introduction, Heather O'Donoghue
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-231) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Iceland -- The beginnings -- Language -- Cultural heritage -- Discovery and settlement -- 2. The saga -- What is a saga? -- Are family sages medieval novels? -- Are family sagas chronicles of time past? -- Three extracts: Egils saga, vatndœla saga and Laxdœla saga -- 3. New knowledge and native traditions -- Latin learning -- Eddaic and skaldic verse -- Historical writings -- Fornaldarsögur -- Riddarasögur and Rímur -- 4. The politics of old Norse-Icelandic literature -- Iceland and Scandinavian nationalism -- Old Norse-Icelandic as 'ancient poetry' -- Bishop Percy's translations -- Gray's 'Norse odes' -- The romantic viking -- Our friends in the north -- Old Norse-Icelandic studies in academia -- The debate about saga origins -- Why is old Norse English literature? -- 5. The influence of old Norse-Icelandic literature -- Blake -- Tolkien and fantasy literature -- Scott, Kingsley and Haggard -- Landor, Arnold and Morris -- Stevenson, Hardy and Galsworthy -- MacDiarmid, Mackay Brown, and Auden and MacNeice -- Heaney and Muldoon
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 241 pages
Isbn
9780631236252
Lccn
2003013335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm52478418

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