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Patterns in Old English and Old Icelandic literature

Bouman, A. C.

Patterns in Old English and Old Icelandic literature

by Bouman, A. C.

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Published by Universitaire Pers in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism.,
  • Old Norse literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby A. C. Bouman.
    SeriesLeidse Germanistische en Anglistische reeks, deel 1, Leidse Germanistische en Anglistische reeks van de Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden -- d. 1.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR173 .B58
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17637321M
    LC Control Number66036348

    Bouman, A. C., Patterns in Old English and Old Icelandic Literature, Leiden, Universitaire Pers Leiden (Leidse germanistische en anglistische reeks van de Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, 1), , p. Boyer, Régis, éd., Les sagas de chevaliers (riddarasögur). - Iceland have an extraordinary history of literature, which stretches back to the settlement of Iceland in A.D. The history and of the vikings has been passed on by the Icelandic ancestors to modern Iceland via the sagas and eddas, telling stories about the settlement, battles, everyday life and love stories. The stories are poetic, beautiful, and powerful, and mention sights 45 pins.

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