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Icelandic Essays

E. Paul Durrenberger

Icelandic Essays

Explorations in the Anthropology of Modern Life

by E. Paul Durrenberger

  • 58 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Rudi Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Polar Regions,
  • Ethnology And Ethnography,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Romanticism,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Ethnology,
  • Iceland,
  • Nationalism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8448519M
    ISBN 100945213174
    ISBN 109780945213178

    Halldór Laxness. For the next few centuries, popular opinion claims that nothing much of interest was written. That’s of course not true, just look up chivalric sagas, the epic poetry known as rímur, Hallgrímur Pétursson’s Passion of the Christ, and the romantic nationalist poetry that formed the backbone of Iceland’s fight for independence, but for the purpose of this article, it. Twelve essays are presented by outstanding authorities in Nordic medieval studies and range from treatment of broad aspects of the Edda, to consideration of single poems, to analysis of parts of specific works. An attactive and important collection for every scholar of Old Scandinavian.

    As I read this book, I frequently thought, yup, I’m definitely part Icelandic. [Full review here.] Quentin Bates, author of Frozen Out: I don’t know if my appreciative snorts of laughter distracted the conjuror or his sparse audience, but The Little Book of the Icelanders is a great read. And generally, if it is a good book, Icelanders do not look down on writers who self-publish. In fact, Gyrðir Elíasson, Sjón and Einar Már Guðmundsson—the last three Icelandic writers to have won the Nordic Council Literature Prize (the biggest prize Icelandic-language .

      Alda Sigmundsdóttir is an Icelandic-born writer, journalist, translator and blogger. She is author of The Little Book of the Icelanders, a humorous take on the quirks and foibles of the Icelandic people, and Living Inside the Meltdown, about the effects of Iceland's financial crash on ordinary citizens. Name of institutions (Spítali Íslands), clubs (The Icelandic book club), corporations (Eimskip, Síminn) and political parties (Sjálfstæðisflokkurinn, Samfylkingin) Name of books (T he Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy), newspapers (M orgunblaðið, F réttablaðið) and magazines (H ugur og heilsa).


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