Egils Saga translated by Christine Fell ~Viking ~Icelandic Literature ~Iceland ~Scandinavia ~Middle Ages


Title: Egils Saga

Author: Translated and edited by Christine Fell. Poems by John Lucas.

Description: First Edition. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt. Fine except for some markings on the title page and table-of-contents page and library pocket on rear pastedown. Dust jacket not price clipped; sticker ghost on front flap; rear panel rubbed; in an archival mylar sleeve. xxxi, 221 pages.

Egils Saga is an outstanding literary production of Iceland and the Middle Ages, monumentally presenting the central figure, the poet and viking Egil, portraying both his inner life and deeds from early childhood to death. It tells of a powerful tenth-century Norwegian family who emigrated to Iceland, of the family's continuing feud with the kings of Norway, and of the hero's exploits both in Iceland and abroad. The saga has links with English history as well as Scandinavian, for Egil spends part of his youth in the service of the Anglo-Saxon king Aethelstan.

Binding: Hardcover
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Publisher: J M Dent & Sons / University of Toronto Press
Place: Toronto and Buffalo
Year: 1975

Keywords: sagas, Iceland, Middle Ages, Scandinavia, Vikings, Icelandic literature,

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