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The Resource The sagas of Icelanders : a selection, preface by Jane Smiley ; introduction by Robert Kellogg

The sagas of Icelanders : a selection, preface by Jane Smiley ; introduction by Robert Kellogg

Label
The sagas of Icelanders : a selection
Title
The sagas of Icelanders
Title remainder
a selection
Statement of responsibility
preface by Jane Smiley ; introduction by Robert Kellogg
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ice
  • eng
Member of
Summary
Presents a collection of Viking "sagas" to commemorate the adventures of the people who first settled Iceland, and then explored Greenland and North America
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
213336
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Complete sagas of Icelanders, including 49 tales
Dewey number
839/.63008
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT7262.E5
LC item number
S34 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smiley, Jane
  • Kellogg, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
World of the sagas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sagas
  • Old Norse literature
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a selection
Label
The sagas of Icelanders : a selection, preface by Jane Smiley ; introduction by Robert Kellogg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Viking, 2000
  • "The sagas and tales in this book are reprinted from the Complete sagas of Icelanders I-V, published 1997 by Leifur Eiríksson Publishing, Iceland, with minor alterations."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [lv]-lvii)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Egil's saga / (trans. Bernard Scudder) -- The saga of the people of Vatnsdal / (trans. Andrew Wawn) -- The saga of the people of Laxardal / (trans. Keneva Kunz) -- Bolli Bollason's tale / (trans. Keneva Kunz) -- The saga of Hrafnkel Frey's Godi / (trans. Terry Gunnell) -- The saga of the confederates / (trans. Ruth C. Ellison) -- Gisli Sursson's saga / (trans. Martin S. Regal) -- The saga of Gunnlaug serpent-tongue / (trans. Katrina C. Attwood) -- The saga of Ref the Sly / (trans. George Clark) -- The Vinland sagas. The saga of the Greenlanders / (trans. Keneva Kunz) ; Eirik the Red's saga / (trans. Keneva Kunz) -- The tale of Thorstein Staff-struck / (trans. Anthony Maxwell) -- The tale of Halldor Snorrason II / (trans. Terry Gunnell) -- The tale of sarcastic Halli / (trans. George Clark) -- The tale of Thorstein Shiver / (trans. Anthony Maxwell) -- The tale of Audun from the West Fjords (trans. Anthony Maxwell) -- The tale of the story-wise Icelander / (trans. Anthony Maxwell)
Control code
46593833
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
lxvi, 782 pages
Isbn
9780141000039
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The sagas of Icelanders : a selection, preface by Jane Smiley ; introduction by Robert Kellogg
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Viking, 2000
  • "The sagas and tales in this book are reprinted from the Complete sagas of Icelanders I-V, published 1997 by Leifur Eiríksson Publishing, Iceland, with minor alterations."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [lv]-lvii)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Egil's saga / (trans. Bernard Scudder) -- The saga of the people of Vatnsdal / (trans. Andrew Wawn) -- The saga of the people of Laxardal / (trans. Keneva Kunz) -- Bolli Bollason's tale / (trans. Keneva Kunz) -- The saga of Hrafnkel Frey's Godi / (trans. Terry Gunnell) -- The saga of the confederates / (trans. Ruth C. Ellison) -- Gisli Sursson's saga / (trans. Martin S. Regal) -- The saga of Gunnlaug serpent-tongue / (trans. Katrina C. Attwood) -- The saga of Ref the Sly / (trans. George Clark) -- The Vinland sagas. The saga of the Greenlanders / (trans. Keneva Kunz) ; Eirik the Red's saga / (trans. Keneva Kunz) -- The tale of Thorstein Staff-struck / (trans. Anthony Maxwell) -- The tale of Halldor Snorrason II / (trans. Terry Gunnell) -- The tale of sarcastic Halli / (trans. George Clark) -- The tale of Thorstein Shiver / (trans. Anthony Maxwell) -- The tale of Audun from the West Fjords (trans. Anthony Maxwell) -- The tale of the story-wise Icelander / (trans. Anthony Maxwell)
Control code
46593833
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
lxvi, 782 pages
Isbn
9780141000039
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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