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Title The sagas of Icelanders : a selection / preface by Jane Smiley ; introduction by Robert Kellogg.

Imprint New York : Viking, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    839.6308 SAG    Available
Description lxvi, 782 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series World of the sagas
Note "The sagas and tales in this book are reprinted from the Complete sagas of Icelanders I-V, published 1997 by Leifur EirĂ­ksson Publishing, Iceland, with minor alterations"--P. [lviii].
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [lv]-lvii).
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).
Subject Sagas -- Translations into English.
Old Norse literature -- Translations into English.
Added Title Complete sagas of Icelanders, including 49 tales.
ISBN 0670889903 : $40.00
0965477703 (pbk.)

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