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Setting the Scene

Sheryl McDonald Werronen

Sheryl McDonald Werronen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Arnamagnæan Institute in Copenhagen, where she is carrying out research on seventeeth-century Icelandic manuscripts, scribes, and patronage. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Romance in Iceland : The Women, Worldviews, and Manuscript Witnesses of Nítíða saga

Arc Humanities Press, 2016

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... McDonald, “A Polemical Introduction”, pp. 1–21; Schlauch, Romance in Iceland, p. 3. Because of their similarity, at least in genre, to stories from the Continent, the Icelandic romances also place themselves, and their authors, scribes,...

The Hero and her Rivals

Sheryl McDonald Werronen

Sheryl McDonald Werronen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Arnamagnæan Institute in Copenhagen, where she is carrying out research on seventeeth-century Icelandic manuscripts, scribes, and patronage. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Romance in Iceland : The Women, Worldviews, and Manuscript Witnesses of Nítíða saga

Arc Humanities Press, 2016

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... Chapter 1 for further discussion of Nítíða saga’s manuscripts and different versions; for more detailed analyses of the manuscripts see McDonald Werronen ‘Transforming Popular Romance on the Edge of the World’, pp. 24–55, and McDonald...

Conclusion

Sheryl McDonald Werronen

Sheryl McDonald Werronen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Arnamagnæan Institute in Copenhagen, where she is carrying out research on seventeeth-century Icelandic manuscripts, scribes, and patronage. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Romance in Iceland : The Women, Worldviews, and Manuscript Witnesses of Nítíða saga

Arc Humanities Press, 2016

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...This book has considered the late medieval Icelandic romance Nítíða saga from a variety of perspectives. My overall aim has been to demonstrate how this text explores and challenges some of the norms of the Icelandic romance genre in which...

Intertextuality

Sheryl McDonald Werronen

Sheryl McDonald Werronen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Arnamagnæan Institute in Copenhagen, where she is carrying out research on seventeeth-century Icelandic manuscripts, scribes, and patronage. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Romance in Iceland : The Women, Worldviews, and Manuscript Witnesses of Nítíða saga

Arc Humanities Press, 2016

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...Communicating with Other Romances In the previous chapter I considered some of the different textual versions of Nítíða saga as preserved in manuscript form – versions of a romance that was created, enjoyed, and re–created both...

Introduction

Sheryl McDonald Werronen

Sheryl McDonald Werronen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Arnamagnæan Institute in Copenhagen, where she is carrying out research on seventeeth-century Icelandic manuscripts, scribes, and patronage. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Romance in Iceland : The Women, Worldviews, and Manuscript Witnesses of Nítíða saga

Arc Humanities Press, 2016

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... main subject (Barnes ‘Margin vs. Centre’). In 2009 the saga was translated (from Loth’s edition), into English,McDonald ‘Nítíða saga’. This was the first translation of this text out of Old Norse. and in the same year was the sole subject...

Manuscript Witnesses

Sheryl McDonald Werronen

Sheryl McDonald Werronen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Arnamagnæan Institute in Copenhagen, where she is carrying out research on seventeeth-century Icelandic manuscripts, scribes, and patronage. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Romance in Iceland : The Women, Worldviews, and Manuscript Witnesses of Nítíða saga

Arc Humanities Press, 2016

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... Werronen ‘Transforming Popular Romance on the Edge of the World’, pp. 24–55. and considered variation in the story as it is preserved in the oldest manuscripts.McDonald Werronen ‘Two Major Groups in the Older Manuscript Tradition of Nítíða...

Women Helping Women, and Other Minor Characters

Sheryl McDonald Werronen

Sheryl McDonald Werronen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Arnamagnæan Institute in Copenhagen, where she is carrying out research on seventeeth-century Icelandic manuscripts, scribes, and patronage. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Romance in Iceland : The Women, Worldviews, and Manuscript Witnesses of Nítíða saga

Arc Humanities Press, 2016

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...In this chapter I continue and develop some of the issues raised in the previous chapter, in which I dealt with the question of Nítíða saga’s hero and the characterization of Livorius, Nítíða, and her main rivals. While the relationships...

Romance through the Eyes of the Narrator

Sheryl McDonald Werronen

Sheryl McDonald Werronen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Arnamagnæan Institute in Copenhagen, where she is carrying out research on seventeeth-century Icelandic manuscripts, scribes, and patronage. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Romance in Iceland : The Women, Worldviews, and Manuscript Witnesses of Nítíða saga

Arc Humanities Press, 2016

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...This chapter will complete my consideration of characterization and relationships among characters in this second part of the book, by looking at the voice of Nítíða saga’s anonymous narrator, seen through his (or her) comments in the first...