Saga Of Gunnlaugur Snake's Tongue: With an Essay on the Structure and Translation of the Saga

Saga Of Gunnlaugur Snake's Tongue: With an Essay on the Structure and Translation of the Saga

By: Paul E. Durrenberger (author), Dorothy Durrenberger (editor)Hardback

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In this book, Medieval Icelandic society is placed in an anthropological perspective through cross-cultural comparisons and the use of close translation to preserve the rhetorical devices and cultural conventions of its composers. The Icelandic family sagas cover a period of two hundred years starting from the first settlement in the ninth century.

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  • ISBN13: 9780838634653
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 124
  • ID: 9780838634653
  • ISBN10: 0838634656

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