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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

Label
Old Norse-Icelandic literature : a short introduction
Title
Old Norse-Icelandic literature
Title remainder
a short introduction
Statement of responsibility
Heather O'Donoghue
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
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O'Donoghue, Heather
Dewey number
839/.609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Series statement
Blackwell introductions to literature
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  • Old Norse literature
  • English literature
Label
Old Norse-Icelandic literature : a short introduction, Heather O'Donoghue
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-231) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn264622377
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 241 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470776063
Note
Wiley
Other control number
10.1002/9780470776063
Other physical details
ill.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)264622377
Label
Old Norse-Icelandic literature : a short introduction, Heather O'Donoghue
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-231) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn264622377
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 241 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470776063
Note
Wiley
Other control number
10.1002/9780470776063
Other physical details
ill.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)264622377

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