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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 March 1945
.... BAYERSCHMIDT Columbia University Icelandic Poems and Stories. Translations from Modern Icelandic Literature. Edited by RICHARDBECK. Princeton and New York: Princeton University Press for the American-Scandinavian Foun- dation, 1943. Pp. 8-315. $3.00. In 1930 Professor Richard Beck...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 377–378.
Published: 01 September 1946
..., in the German habit, Professor Butler sees triumph and catastrophe inextricably interwoven. A. CLOSS Ufiiumsity of Bristol Icelandic: Grammar, Texts, Glossary. By STEFANEINARSSON. Balti- more: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1945. Pp. xxxviii + 502. $5.50...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 187–189.
Published: 01 June 1954
... saintIy, warm-hearted without being senti- mental . . . able to be sceptical without being paralyzed; content to know what is knowable and to reserve judgment on what is not.” JOHN W. BICKNELL Cornell University nree Icelandic Sagas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 221–222.
Published: 01 June 1966
...R. George Thomas Theodore M. Andersson. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Germanic Studies, I, 1964. vi + 190 pp. $6.00. Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 REVIEWS The Problem of Icelandic Saga Origins: A Historical Suruey...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 116–117.
Published: 01 March 1964
...Morton Y. Jacobs Peter Hallberg. Translated, with an introduction and notes, by Paul Schach. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1962. Pp. xxii + 180. $1.60. Copyright © 1964 by Duke University Press 1964 REVIEWS The Icelandic Saga. By PETERHALLBERG...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 336–352.
Published: 01 December 1960
...Paul Schach Copyright © 1960 by Duke University Press 1960 THE SAGA AF TRISTRAM OK ISODD SUMMARY OR SATIRE? By PAULSCHACH The Saga af Tristram ok fsodd is among the most interesting of the Icelandic prose narratives...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 96–97.
Published: 01 March 1961
... Icelandic by PAULSCHACH. Intro- duction and verse translations by LEEM. HOLLANDER.Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press and the American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1959. Pp. xx + 140. $4.25. The Eyrbyggju saga distinguishes itself from most other Icelandic sagas by the nature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 281–297.
Published: 01 September 1950
.... He is best known out$de Iceland as the general editor of the fslenzk Fornrit edition, as the last editor of the text of Orkneyinga saga, and as the author of a book on Snorri Sturlusonl which, despite his recent disclaimers, is not only the best book on the subject, but also an excellent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 80–81.
Published: 01 March 1956
... Collrge Njdis Saga. Translated from the Old Icelandic with Introduction and Notes by CARLF. BAYERSCHMIDTand LEE M. HOLLANDERNew York: New York Uni- versity Press for the American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1955. Pp. xii + 390. The new English version of NjdZs saga by Professors...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 391–403.
Published: 01 December 1950
... and that all that Hrafnkutla says about their power and achievement can only be sheer fiction.48 Next, the ancestry of Hrafnkel godi is scrutinized. Landncima men- tions a Hrafnkel Hrafnsson who came to Iceland late in the period of settlement and later settled Hrafnkelsdal and lived...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 1944
... Karlsevni Saga, and from thce Flatey Book he gets his Greenland Saga. These two versions are in sharp contrast. They form the basis, except for a short initial chapter from Iceland’s Book of Settlement, of the translated material, running to about forty pages of printed text. Episodes from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 September 1951
.... R. C. BALD Cornell University The Sagas of Korma’k and the Sworn Brothers. Translated from the Old Icelandic, with Introduction and Notes by LEE M. HOLLANDER.Princeton: Princeton University Press for the American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1949. Pp. xi + 217. $2.50...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 79–80.
Published: 01 March 1956
... heritage when this one volume will supply an examiner with all the searching questions he will need to ask in the orals. DELANCEYFERGUSON Brooklyn Collrge Njdis Saga. Translated from the Old Icelandic with Introduction and Notes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 376–377.
Published: 01 September 1946
.... A. CLOSS Ufiiumsity of Bristol Icelandic: Grammar, Texts, Glossary. By STEFANEINARSSON. Balti- more: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1945. Pp. xxxviii + 502. $5.50. There are two purposes that might be served by a textbook of modern Icelandic. It might, for example, be a means of rapid initi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 1945
... that such a text could be published in these unsettled times. CARLF. BAYERSCHMIDT Columbia University Icelandic Poems and Stories. Translations from Modern Icelandic Literature. Edited by RICHARDBECK. Princeton and New York: Princeton University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 September 1944
...) of English and American criticism of Strindbcrg up to 1912. One may perhaps be allowed the expression of an un- critical doubt as to whether Strindberg will ever be made “palat- able.” Stef6n Einarsson elucidates conscientiously the numerous modern Icelandic inconsistencies in the use...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., sometimes parodying or contesting them, often doing both at once. Good examples of this complex relation can be found in Iceland, which produced one of the richest vernacular literatures in medieval Europe. In converting to Christianity and making a parallel shift from runes to the Latin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 339–355.
Published: 01 September 1940
... by lot a place in the boat. 16. Then a young man stepped forward on the ship, a great champion, an Icelander by descent, saying that it was not this leavetaking of him that Thorbjorn had promised his parents in Ice- land when he joined his crew. 17. Thorbjorn answers, “Every man is eager...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 September 1945
... : Princeton University Press for the American-Scandinavian Foun- dation, 1944. Pp. 158. $2.00. The Vatnsdda Saga is a typical Icelandic “family saga,” dealing not so much with the exploits of an individual hero as with the history of a noble race from the time of their settlement in Iceland...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 239–240.
Published: 01 June 1945
.... vi + 122. ICELANDIC Einarsson, Stefan. Icelandic : Grammar, Texts, Glossary. Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins Press, 1945. Pp. xxxviii + 502. $5.50. SPANISH-AMERICAN* Marinello, Juan. Actualidad Americana de JosC Marti. La Habana...