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The Routledge Research Companion to the Medieval Icelandic Sagas

Written By: Ármann Jakobsson,Sverrir Jakobsson
  • ID Book : 1317041461
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Number of Pages : 364
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
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The last fifty years have seen a significant change in the focus of saga studies, from a preoccupation with origins and development to a renewed interest in other topics, such as the nature of the sagas and their value as sources to medieval ideologies and mentalities. The Routledge Research Companion to the Medieval Icelandic Sagas presents a detailed interdisciplinary examination of saga scholarship over the last fifty years, sometimes juxtaposing it with earlier views and examining the sagas both as works of art and as source materials. This volume will be of interest to Old Norse and medieval Scandinavian scholars and accessible to medievalists in general.

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