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Njal"s saga

Njal"s saga

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Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth, Eng.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated with an introd. by Magnus Magnusson and Hermann Palsson.
SeriesPenguin classics
ContributionsMagnus Magnusson, 1892-, Palsson, Hermann, 1921- tr.
The Physical Object
Pagination375 p.
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16171295M

Njal's Saga. 63 likes. Njáls saga, or "The Story of Burnt Njal") is one of the sagas of Icelanders. The most prominent characters are the friends Njáll Þorgeirsson, a lawyer and a sage, and Gunnarr Followers:   The Paperback of the Njal's Saga by Lee Milton Hollander at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of Brand: Wordsworth Editions, Limited.

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Njal's Saga (Penguin Classics) Paperback – by Anonymous (Author), Robert Cook (Editor, Translator) out of 5 stars 67 ratings See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(46).

Njáls Saga [Anonymous] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Based on events that took place between and AD, Njál's Saga is a mesmerising drama about a multigenerational cycle of violence and retribution/5(63). 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 Njals saga book 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.

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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 inand 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.

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Overview Considered to be one of the finest of the Icelandic sagas, “Njal’s Saga” or “The Story of Burnt Njal” was written sometime in the thirteenth century by an unknown author and is the longest and most developed of the Icelandic sagas. The source material for the saga was historical but probably drawn largely from oral tradition/5(7).

The principal characters are the friends Njáll Þorgeirsson, a lawyer and a sage and Gunnar Hámundarson, a formidable warrior. Gunnar's wife instigates a feud that leads to the death of many characters over several decades including the killing by fire of the eponymous "Burnt Njáll".Author: Traditional.

The Rewriting of Njals saga concerns itself with the process which enables literary texts to cross cultures and endure history. Through six interrelated case studies, Jon Karl Helgason focuses on the reception of Njals saga, the most distinguished of the Icelandic sagas, in Britain, the United States, Denmark, Norway and Iceland, between and /5.

About Njal’s Saga. Written in the thirteenth century, Njal’s Saga is a story that explores perennial human problems-from failed marriages to divided loyalties, from the law’s inability to curb human passions to the terrible consequences when decent men and women are swept up in a tide of violence beyond their control.

It is populated by memorable and complex characters like Gunnar of. 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.

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