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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 (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 (1945) 6 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 September 1945
... faults may be placed-with a word of caution-in the hands of critical students. For Germanists it will have little enduring value. WILLIAMJ. MULLOY University of California, Los AngeZes The Vatnsdalers’ Saga. Translated by GWYNJONES. Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 88–89.
Published: 01 March 1960
... STRINDBERG.Translations and introductions by WALTERJOHNSON. Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1959. Pp. ix + 341. $6.00. The Saga of the Folkungs; Engelhrekt. By AUGUSTSTRINDBERG. Translations and introductions by WALTERJOHNSON. Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1959. Pp. ix + 204...
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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 (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 (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 (2): 218–219.
Published: 01 June 1961
.... VICTORE. HANZELI University of Washington The Geographical and Ethnic Names in the Pidriks Saga: A Study in Germanic Heroic Legend. By WILLIAMJ. PAFF. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, Harvard Germanic Studies, Vol. 11, 1959. Pp. vi + 238. $6.00. PiBriks saga, which is one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 96–97.
Published: 01 March 1961
...Kenneth G. Chapman Paul Schach. Lee M. Hollander. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press and the American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1959. Pp. xx + 140. $4.25. Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 96 Reviews Eyrbyggju saga. Translated from the Old...
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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. $2.50...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 281–297.
Published: 01 September 1950
.... He is best known out$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 (1950) 11 (4): 391–403.
Published: 01 December 1950
...- go6a is the most historically reliable of the sagas : “Hrufnkels sugu is generally acknowledged to be one of the best of the whole group in faithfulness to historical fact,” says F. S. Cawley, and Andreas Heus- ler adds, it shows that “the saga style had for the most part already been formed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 339–355.
Published: 01 September 1940
... mentioned. These features are common to the two sagas and the Thorbjorn narrati~e.~It is to be noted that nothing new about Vinland can be learned from ThN, which includes no details not already recorded in Es and GP. This fact presumably accounts for the neglect of ThN by students...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 1944
... Voyages to Vinland. The first American saga newly translated and interpreted. By EINARHAUGEN. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. Pp. x + 181. $3.50. Part I of Voyages to Vinland presents, in modern American idiom, that portion of the material from Hauk’s Book, the Flatey Book and AM. 557...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 March 1964
... of Icelanders of old for verbal recall and certain “oral” formulas found in the sagas. After pro- viding alternate arguments concerning the latter, Hallberg cites the great disintegrative study of Hrafnkels saga by Nordal, in which one of the most trusted “historical” sagas was found...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 187.
Published: 01 June 1954
... being paralyzed; content to know what is knowable and to reserve judgment on what is not.” JOHN W. BICKNELL Cornell University nree Icelandic Sagas: Gundaugs saga ormstungu, Bandamanna saga, Drop- laugarsona saga. Translated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 March 1944
... commendable practice of allowing the German original to appear for comparison. Scholars will hardly accept the volume; to laymen it might serve as an introduction. LYDIABAER Swarthmore College Voyages to Vinland. The first American saga newly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 370–371.
Published: 01 September 1951
... for the modest obscurity to which he has consigned it. But these are only minor blemishes in a volume which is almost certainly the forerunner of a distinguished series. R. C. BALD Cornell University The Sagas of Korma’k and the Sworn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 518–520.
Published: 01 December 1950
... and Civilization. Lancaster, Pa., 1950. Pp. 91. $2.00. Schlauch, Margaret, and M. H. Scargill (translators). Three Icelandic Sagas : Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu, Bandamanna saga, Droplaugarsona saga. Prince- ton : Princeton University Press for the American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1950. Pp. 150...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of stories about the “Vikings of Vinland” into dialogue with the stories of the “Peoples of the Dawnland,” she investigates the earliest known European narratives about North America through the “Vinland Sagas” and attempts to recover the indigenous side...