Film, Video Influence of the Sagas on Modern Nordic Literature

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Title
Influence of the Sagas on Modern Nordic Literature
Summary
The Library of Congress and the Cornell University Library sponsored a scholarly symposium on Old Norse sagas. The symposium, "Saga Literature and the Shaping of Icelandic Culture," featured five sessions presented by distinguished scholars in the field of Old Icelandic studies. Today's session, "Influence of the Sagas on Modern Nordic Literature," featured Jon Karl Helgason, Iceland: "A Modern Biography of Hallgerdur: Icelandic Sagas, Henry James and Dorothy James Roberts"; Regis Boyer, France: "The Narrative Genius of the North"; and Torfi H. Tulinius, Iceland: "Grettir and Bjartur: Realism and the Supernatural in Medieval and Modern Icelandic Literature."
Event Date
May 25, 2000
Running Time
1 hours, 26 minutes,
Language
English
Online Format
video

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