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By Rory McTurk

This significant survey of previous Norse-Icelandic literature and tradition demonstrates the notable continuity of Icelandic language and tradition from medieval to fashionable instances.

  • Comprises 29 chapters written through prime students within the field
  • Reflects present debates between outdated Norse-Icelandic scholars
  • Pays awareness to formerly overlooked parts of research, equivalent to 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 of and out of doors Scandinavia
  • Sets outdated Norse-Icelandic language and literature in its wider cultural context

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