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ICELANDIC LITERATURE IN THE U.S.: ON THE NATIONAL BORDERS IN LITERATURE

@inproceedings{Korovin2016ICELANDICLI,
  title={ICELANDIC LITERATURE IN THE U.S.: ON THE NATIONAL BORDERS IN LITERATURE},
  author={A. Korovin and M. Gorky},
  year={2016}
}
Literature has been central to Icelandic culture in the history of the nation. Icelandic immigrants in the U.S. created an original literature in their native tongue that, on the one hand, continued a rich Icelandic literary tradition going back to sagas and Edda texts, on the other hand, adopted New World themes and images and was influenced by literary forms inherent in American culture. Ameri - can-Icelandic Literature exists as an independent cultural phenomenon and belongs to both cultures… Expand

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