Writings by Western Icelandic women /

"There are two Icelands. One is the island in the North Sea, settled since Viking times. The other is "Western Iceland," the communities throughout North America, settled by Icelanders in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and which still maintain strong ties to the "old cou...

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Other Authors: Wolf, Kirsten, 1959-
Format: eBook
Published: Winnipeg, Man. : University of Manitoba Press, ©1996.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Departure from Iceland ; Spring in the West ; My love for you ; Ode to the sun / Undina
  • I remain ; Counsel for the heart ; To Iceland / Juliana Jonsdottir
  • Two different marriages ; The hourglass
  • The ABC and worldly wisdom / Torfhildur Porsteinsdottir Holm
  • The wido
  • They: a biography in a few words ; The messenger of peace / Margrjet J. Benedictsson
  • Lost tracks ; Beyond the pale ; Not everything is as it seems / Gudrun H. Finnsdottir
  • In old haunts ; Much do servants know ; Goody / Arnrun from Fell
  • Havamal at Voo ; In the morning of life / Rannveig K.G. Sigbjornsson
  • Dawn ; Candlelight ; I know of a bird ; Like seeds / Jakobina Johnson
  • Cloth of gold ; The cabinet of curios ; Dream world / Helen Sveinbjornsson
  • Hidden fire ; The greater gift ; When blind guides lead ; The Alabaster box / Laura Goodman Salverson.