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Heroic Past- Heroic Present Western Icelandic Literature

@inproceedings{Wolf2016HeroicPH,
  title={Heroic Past- Heroic Present Western Icelandic Literature},
  author={Kirsten Wolf},
  year={2016}
}
quarter of the nineteenth century gave rise to an enormous literary production unparalleled in modern Icelandic history. One Icelandic immigrant writer, Johann Magnus Bjarnason (1866-1945), provides a telling anecdote in a letter of 28 January 1899 to the poet Stephan G. Stephansson (1853-1927) that attests to this unusual literary activity during the early stage in the growth of Western Icelandic or IcelandicCanadian literature, as it is commonly designated: 
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