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The Book of Reykjaholar: The Last of the Great Medieval Legendaries
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The Book of Reykjahólar , produced on the very eve of the Reformation, investigates what may be considered the last medieval legendary. The legendary's significance resides in its preserving in Icelandic translation a group of otherwise unattested medieval…
An Icelandic Literary Florilegium: A Festschrift in Honor of Úlfar Bragason
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Stories Set Forth With Fair Words: The Evolution Of Medieval Romance In Iceland
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This book details the foundation and evolution of the romance genre in Iceland, tracing it from the introduction of French narratives and showing how they were acculturated into indigenous literary traditions. Marianne E. Kalinke focuses in particular on the…
The Arthur of the North: The Arthurian Legend in the Norse and Rus' Realms
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In The Arthur of the North , Marianne E. Kalinke offers the first book-length study of the Arthurian literature translated from French and Latin into Old Norse-Icelandic in the thirteenth century.  Preserved mostly in Icelandic manuscripts, in early modern…
Stories Set Forth with Fair Words: The Evolution of Medieval Romance in Iceland
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This book is an investigation of the foundation and evolution of romance in Iceland. The narrative type arose from the introduction of French narratives into the alien literary environment of Iceland and the acculturation of the import to indigenous literary…