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By Rory McTurk

This significant survey of outdated Norse-Icelandic literature and tradition demonstrates the awesome continuity of Icelandic language and tradition from medieval to trendy occasions.

  • Comprises 29 chapters written through prime students within the field
  • Reflects present debates between outdated Norse-Icelandic scholars
  • Pays recognition to formerly ignored components of research, resembling the sagas of Icelandic bishops and the delusion sagas
  • Looks on the methods previous Norse-Icelandic literature is utilized by sleek writers, artists and movie administrators, either inside and outdoors Scandinavia
  • Sets previous Norse-Icelandic language and literature in its wider cultural context

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