A Companion to Old Norse-Icelandic Literature and Culture (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2004
Antall sider: 584
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture
ISBN/EAN: 9780631235026
Omtale: A Companion to Old Norse-Icelandic Literature and Culture
This major survey of Old Norse--Icelandic literature and culture demonstrates the remarkable continuity of Icelandic language and culture from medieval to modern times. * Comprises 29 chapters written by leading scholars in the field * Reflects current debates among Old Norse--Icelandic scholars * Pays attention to previously neglected areas of study, such as the sagas of Icelandic bishops and the fantasy sagas * Looks at the ways Old Norse--Icelandic literature is used by modern writers, artists and film directors, both within and outside Scandinavia * Sets Old Norse--Icelandic language and literature in its wider cultural context

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