Hrafnkel s Saga and Other Icelandic Stories

From the 13th century, these seven stories feature both the pastoral society of Iceland and the royal courts of Norway and Denmark.

Hrafnkel s Saga and Other Icelandic Stories

From the 13th century, these seven stories feature both the pastoral society of Iceland and the royal courts of Norway and Denmark.

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Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Icelandic Stories
Language: en
Pages: 137
Authors: Anonymous, none
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971-04-30 - Publisher: Penguin UK

From the 13th century, these seven stories feature both the pastoral society of Iceland and the royal courts of Norway and Denmark.
Hrafnkel Or the Ambiguities
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: William Ian Miller
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-05 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

William Ian Miller presents a close reading of one of the best known of the Icelandic sagas, showing its moral, political, and psychological sophistication. Hrafnkel tells of a fairly simple feud in which a man rises, falls, and rises again with a vengeance, so to speak. The saga deals withcomplex
Meeting the Other in Norse Myth and Legend
Language: en
Pages: 291
Authors: John McKinnell, Emeritus Professor English Studies John McKinnell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: DS Brewer

"Close examination of the significant theme of other-worldly encounters in Norse myth and legend, including giantesses, monsters and the dead"--Provided by publisher.
Torture and Brutality in Medieval Literature
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Larissa Tracy
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

A new look at the way in which medieval European literature depicts torture and brutality.
Essays on Eddic Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 373
Authors: John McKinnel, l Donata Kick, John D. Shafer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Essays on Eddic Poetry presents a selection of important articles on Old Norse literature by noted medievalist John McKinnell. While McKinnell's work addresses many of the perennial issues in the study of Old Norse, this collection has a special focus on the interplay between heathen and Christian world-views in the