Medieval Narrative: A Symposium
International Specialized Book Service Incorporated, Jan 1, 1979 - Literary Criticism - 139 pages
Proceedings of the Third International Symposium organised by the Centre for the Study of Vernacular Literature in the Middle Ages held at the Odense University on 20-21 November 1978.
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Early Icelandic imaginative literature By Hermann Palsson
The emancipation of story in the twelfth century
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