Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Stories

All seven stories in this volume exemplify the outstanding qualities of realistic fiction in medieval Iceland. They date from the 13th century and fall into two distinct groups.
ISBN: 9780140442380
Author: Anonymous / Hermann Pálsson (Translator)
Binding: Soft cover
Format: Book
Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS
Language: English

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All seven stories in this volume exemplify the outstanding qualities of realistic fiction in medieval Iceland. They date from the 13th century – Hrafnkel’s Saga, Thorstein the Staff-Struck and Ale Hood are set in the pastoral society of native Iceland, the homely touch and stark realism giving the incidents a strong feeling of immediacy. Hreidar the Fool, Halldor Snorrason, Audun’s Story and Ivar’s Story, describe the adventures of Icelandic poets and peasants at the royal courts of Norway and Denmark.

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