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The Resource The saga of Grettir the Strong, translated by Bernard Scudder ; edited with an introduction and notes by Örnólfur Thorsson

The saga of Grettir the Strong, translated by Bernard Scudder ; edited with an introduction and notes by Örnólfur Thorsson

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The saga of Grettir the Strong
Title
The saga of Grettir the Strong
Statement of responsibility
translated by Bernard Scudder ; edited with an introduction and notes by Örnólfur Thorsson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ico
  • eng
Summary
Composed at the end of the 14th century by an unknown author, 'The Saga of Grettir the Strong' is one of the last great Icelandic sagas. It relates the tale of Grettir, an 11th century warrior, struggling to hold on to the values of a heroic age becoming eclipsed by Christianity
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
  • 839.6'3
  • 839.63
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Old Norse
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1954-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scudder, Bernard
  • Örnólfur Thorsson
Series statement
Penguin classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grettir Ásmundarson
  • Sagas
Label
The saga of Grettir the Strong, translated by Bernard Scudder ; edited with an introduction and notes by Örnólfur Thorsson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxix-xlii) and index
Control code
9780140447736
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xlv, 267 p.
Isbn
9780140447736
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps
Label
The saga of Grettir the Strong, translated by Bernard Scudder ; edited with an introduction and notes by Örnólfur Thorsson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxix-xlii) and index
Control code
9780140447736
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xlv, 267 p.
Isbn
9780140447736
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
maps

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