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Author: Gisli Palsson
ISBN: 1874312028
Pages: 338 pages
Publisher: Hisarlik Press (December 19, 1992)
Language: English
Category: Poetry
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Home Browse Books Book details, From Sagas to Society: Comparative Approaches t.From Sagas to Society: Comparative Approaches to Early Iceland. The Icelandic sagas have been extensively studied as pieces of text-as literary and historical documents-by generations of saga scholars. Despite its progress and insights in some respects, this scholarly tradition has remained relatively silent on many pertinent and important issues, particularly social and comparative approaches.

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In From Sagas to Society: Comparative Approaches to Early Iceland, ed. Gísli Pálsson. Icelandic nationalistic feelings ran high in the decades immediately preceding and following the attainment of full statehood

In From Sagas to Society: Comparative Approaches to Early Iceland, ed. London: Hisarlik Press, 1992, pp. 44-59. Icelandic nationalistic feelings ran high in the decades immediately preceding and following the attainment of full statehood. Beginning in the early decades of the century, Iceland underwent a phase of therapeutic redefinition, which was largely the work of the country's new urban intellectuals. This experience allowed the emerging nation to cast off centuries of dependence upon the Danes and to take control of its own cultural past.

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In From sagas to society: comparative approaches to early Iceland. Sagas, history, and social life. Middlesex: Hisarlik Press. Pálsson, Gísli (1995). The Icelandic version of the book The Ten Little Negros was republished in the autumn of 2007 after its original publication in Iceland in 1922, creating multilayered debate about the meaning of race and racism in Iceland. In this paper, I stress that, within the European context, ‘whiteness’ has to be theorized as emerging from particular histories and realities, being entangled with other identifications such as national identity.

In From Saga to Society: Comparative Approaches to Early Iceland, ed. London: Hisarlik, 1992. 1995-98 University of Iowa Faculty Scholarship. Invited Lectures and Conference Presentations. G. Pálsson, 217–30. Miller, William Ian. 1983. Choosing the Avenger: Some Aspects of the Bloodfeud in Medieval Iceland and England. Enfield Lock: Hisarlik Press. CrossRefGoogle Scholar. 1986. Gift, Sale, Payment, Raid: Case Studies in the Negotiation and Classification of Exchange in Medieval Iceland.

From Sagas to Society: Comparative Approaches to Early Iceland by Gísli Pálsson (pp. 374-376).

The island nation of Iceland is known for many things-majestic landscapes, volcanic eruptions, distinctive seafood-but racial diversity is not one of them. So the little-known story of Hans Jonathan, a free black man who lived and raised a family in early nineteenth-century Iceland, is improbable and compelling, the stuff of novels. In The Man Who Stole Himself, Gisli Palsson lays out the story of Hans Jonathan (also known as Hans Jónatan) in stunning detail