Fire and Iron: Critical Approaches to Njals saga

Fire and Iron: Critical Approaches to Njals saga

by Richard F. Allen


View All Available Formats & Editions


Written in Iceland by an unknown author about 1280, Njáls saga has been called the greatest work of vernacular prose fiction from the European Middle Ages. Allen's finely written and perceptive study is one of the first in English to offer a critical examination of the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822984290
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 05/28/1971
Edition description: 1
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Richard F. Allen taught at the University of Oregon and the University of California and lives in Berkeley, California.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews