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Icelandic poetry -- History and criticism

View Resource Jonas Hallgrimsson: Selected Poetry and Prose

Dick Ringler, University of Wisconsin professor of Scandinavian Studies, and Peter C. Gorman, UW Librarian, opened this site to coincide with the 190th birthday of the great Icelandic poet Jonas Hallgrimsson. This wonderful tribute contains a detailed biographical sketch, an overall analysis of Hallgrimsson's poetry, and a large bibliography of manuscripts, facsimiles, and works about the poet...
View Resource Saganet: Icelandic medieval literature

The National and University Library of Iceland has partnered with Cornell University to bring Saganet to the Web. This impressive digitization project will feature 380,000 manuscript pages and 145,000 printed pages of Old Icelandic literature and critical works published before 1900. The site offers "the full range of Icelandic family sagas" as well as Germanic/ Nordic mythology, the history of...