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History of Icelandic Prose Writers, 1800—1940. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1948. . "Letter from Iceland." Books Abroad 39 (1965): 296-97. Einarsson, Sveinn. "The Theatre System of Iceland." In Theatre Worlds in Motion: Structures, Politics and Developments in the Countries of Western Europe, ed. Hans van Maanen and Steve E. Wilmer. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi, 1998. Gislason, Gylfi Th. "Problems of Icelandic Culture." American Scandinavian Review 54 (1966): 241-48. Gudmundsson, Finnbogi. "America in Icelandic Literature: From a Critical Point of View." In Amerika og Norden, ed. Lars Ahnebrink. Stockholm: Alvqvist and Wiksell, 1964. Hughes, Shaun F. D. "The Re-Emergence of Women's Voices in Icelandic Literature, 1500-1800." In Cold Counsel: Women in Old Norse Literature andMythology: A Collection ofEssays, ed. Sarah M. Anderson and Karen Swenson. New York: Routledge, 2000. Magnusson, Sigurdur A. "Icelandic Literature: Preserver ofNational Culture." Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study ofLiterature 1, no. 3 (1968): 83-93. . "The Modern Icelandic Novel: From Isolation to Political Awareness." Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study ofLiterature 4, no. 2 (1970): 133-43. . "Nature in Icelandic Poetry." Literary Review: An International Journal of Contemporary Writing 39 no. 4 (1996): 505-8. . "Postwar Literature in Iceland." World Literature Today 56 (1982): 18-23. Senner, W. M. "The Emergence of Literary Criticism and Poetics in Eighteenth-Century Iceland." Scandinavica 36 (1997): 189-216. Simpson, Jacqueline. Icelandic Folktales andLegends. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1972. Steblin-Kamenskij, M. I. "Folklore and Literature in Iceland and the Problem of Literary Progress." Scandinavica 11 (1972): 127-36. Stevens, Patrick J., ed. Icelandic Writers. Boston: Gale, 2004. Tomasson, Richard F. "The Literacy of the Icelanders." Scandinavian Studies 47 (1975): 66-93. Woods, Leigh. "Iceland: The Contemporary Theatre Scene." Western European Stages 13, no. 1 (2001): 99-102. . "Theater in Iceland: The Quest for National Identity." Scandinavian Review 73, no. 3 (1985): 55-63. Select Bibliography for Specific Writers Gunnar Gunnarsson Beck, Richard. "Gunnar Gunnarsson: Some Observations." In Scandinavian Studies: Essays Presented to Dr. Henry Goddard Leach on the Occasion ofHis Eighty-Fifth Birthday, ed. Carl F. Bayerschmidt and Erik J. Friis. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1965. Hoskuldsson, Sveinn Skorri. "Gunnar Gunnarsson and Icelandic Folktales." In Ur Dolum til Dala: GuSbrandur Vigfusson Centenary Essays, ed. Rory McTurk and Andrew Wawn. Leeds, U.K.: Leeds Studies in English, 1989. Jonas Hallgrfmsson Ringler, Dick. Bard of Iceland: Joonas Hallgrimsson, Poet and Scientist. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002. Svava Jakobsdottir Magnusson, Sigurdur A., and Dennis Auburn Hill. "The Icelandic Short Story." Scandinavian Studies 49 (1977): 208-12. Halldor Kiljan Laxness Eysteinsson, AstråÖur. "Halldor Laxness and the Narrative of the Icelandic Novel." Scandinavica 42 (2003): 47-66. GuÖmundsdottir, Gunnporunn. "Becoming a Writer: Halldor Laxness and the Memoir." Scandinavica 42 (2003): 95-107. GuÖmundsson, Halldor. "In Search of the Most Precious Pearl: On the Life and Works of Halldor Laxness." Scandinavica 42 (2003): 29-45. Hallberg, Peter. Halldor Laxness. New York: Twayne, 1971. . "Halldor Laxness and the Icelandic Sagas." Leeds Studies in English 13 (1982): 1-22. Hallmundsson, Hallberg. "Halldor Laxness and the Sagas of Modern Iceland." Georgia Review 49, no. 1 (1995): 34-45. Magnusson, Magnus. "The Fish Can Sing: Translation and Reception of Halldor Laxness in the UK and USA." Scandinavica 42 (2003): 13-28. Magnusson, Sigurdur A. "The World of Halldor Laxness." World Literature Today 66 (1992): 457-63. Palsson, Hermann. "Beyond the Atom Station." In Ideas and Ideologies, ed. Sveinn Skorri Hoskuldsson. Reykjavik: University of Iceland, 1975. Talmor, Sascha. "Halldor Kiljan Laxness, the Bell of Iceland." European Legacy: Toward New Paradigm 7, no. 5 (2002): 621-40. Thor Vilhjaflmsson Hallberg, Peter. "The One Who Sees: The Icelandic Writer Thor Vilhjalmsson." Books Abroad 47 (1973): 54-59.
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