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Published by Wildside Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11316259M
ISBN 10080959546X
ISBN 109780809595464

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There have been translations of Njal’s Saga into a number of languages — enough to suggest a book on the subject, "The Rewriting of Njals Saga: Translation, Ideology, and Icelandic Sagas," by Jon Karl Helgason. The first English version was the work of George Webbe Dasent, who seems to have spent a couple of decades working on by: 2. As I write this review, I'm reading Njal's Saga for the second time in a row. The book is fantastic; it is the longest and probably the best of all the Old Icelandic family sagas. The thing is, I have read it before: three or four times in Norwegian and parts of it in the Old Icelandic language. These are the first times I read the saga in by: 7. Njal's Saga is the longest and the most revered of the forty family sagas written in Iceland between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Njal's Saga - Full Text Free Book File size: MB What's this? Many people prefer to read off-line or to print out text and read from the real printed page. Others want to carry documents around with them on their mobile phones and read while they are on the move.

  An Icelandic family saga, probably from the 13th century, in a modern translation This banner text can have markup. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln CollectionPages: Njal's Saga Summary Njal's Saga can be thought of as roughly three distinct climactic episodes: the death of Gunnar, the burning of Njal, and Kari's revenge. Inevitably there are far too many characters and subplots to fit squarely into these sections, but this breakdown may help the reader to determine which characters to focus on. Njals Saga Summary SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.   This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Njals Saga . As I write this review, I'm reading Njal's Saga for the second time in a row. The book is fantastic; it is the longest and probably the best of all the Old Icelandic family sagas. The thing is, I have read it before: three or four times in Norwegian and parts of it in the Old Icelandic language. These are the first times I read the saga in English/5(67).

Free download or read online Njals Saga pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Anonymous. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, fantasy story are,.4/5. However this book is Njáls saga is a 13th century Icelandic saga that describes events between the years to It deserves respect because of its antiquity. But I found it be a challenge to get through. It is a long collection of stories about "so-and-so" of "such-and-such" family killing "so-and-so" of "such-and-such" family.4/5. Njáls saga, one of the longest and generally considered the finest of the 13th-century Icelanders’ sagas. It presents the most comprehensive picture of Icelandic life in the heroic age and has a wide range of complex characters. The work has two heroes—Gunnar (Gunther) and Njáll. Njal’s Saga Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for Njal’s Saga is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.. Ask Your Own Question.