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The Icelandic Family Saga

An Analytic Reading

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ISBN 9780674729292

Publication Date: 01/01/1967

315 pages

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  • Preface
  • Part I. Theory
    • 1. The Structure of the Saga
      • Introduction
      • Conflict
      • Climax
      • Revenge
      • Reconciliation
      • Aftermath
      • Summary
    • 2. The Rhetoric of the Saga
      • Unity
      • Scaffolding
      • Escalation
      • Retardation
      • Symmetry
      • Foreshadowing
      • Staging
      • Shift of Scene
      • Necrology
      • Posturing
      • Conclusion
    • 3. The Heroic Legacy
      • Structural Patterns
      • Rhetorical Patterns
      • Summary
  • Part II. Analysis
  • Concluding Note
  • A List of Family Sagas in Translation
  • Notes

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