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Title Western Icelandic short stories / translated by Kirsten Wolf and Árný Hjaltadóttir.
Imprint Winnipeg, Man. : University of Manitoba Press, [1992]
©1992

Subject Short stories, Icelandic -- Canada -- Translations into English.
Icelandic fiction -- Canada -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Alt Name Árný Hjaltadóttir, 1950-
Wolf, Kirsten, 1959-
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 139 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Note Translation of 12 Icelandic-Canadian stories originally published individually between 1895 and 1930.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Stones for bread / Arnrưn fra Felli -- The sentence / Bergþor E. Johnson -- Fellow students / Fređrik J. Bergmann -- "Greater love hath no man than this--" / Grimur Grimsson -- How I defeated the local board / Gunnsteinn Eyjơlfsson -- An Icelandic giant / Jơhann Magnưs Bjarnason -- ʻAlfur of Borg / Jơhannes P. Palsson -- Havarŏur from Krơkur / Kveldưlfur -- Motes in a sun-beam / Stephan G. Stephansson -- In days of yore Þorsteinn Þ. Þorsteinsson -- When the footprints become covered with snow / Örn.
Summary Collection of stories written by first and second generation authors from the western part of Iceland, who emigrated to North America, particularly Manitoba.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0887556280
9780887556289
9780887553912 (electronic bk.)
0887553915 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 243614128
Additional Format Print version: Western Icelandic short stories. Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, 1991 0887556280 (OCoLC)24911486


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