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Feud in the Icelandic Saga
by Jesse L. Byock


Overview - Feud stands at the core of the Old Icelandic sagas. Jesse Byock shows how the dominant concern of medieval Icelandic society-the channeling of violence into accepted patterns of feud and the regulation of conflict-is reflected in the narrative of the family sagas and the Sturlunga saga compilation.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Feud stands at the core of the Old Icelandic sagas. Jesse Byock shows how the dominant concern of medieval Icelandic society-the channeling of violence into accepted patterns of feud and the regulation of conflict-is reflected in the narrative of the family sagas and the Sturlunga saga compilation. This comprehensive study of narrative structure demonstrates that the sagas are complex expressions of medieval social thought.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780520082595
  • ISBN-10: 0520082591
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publish Date: March 1993
  • Page Count: 300
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.41 x 0.76 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.77 pounds


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Books > Literary Criticism > European - German
Books > Literary Criticism > European - Scandinavian
Books > History > Europe - Medieval

 
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