Take a journey to saga country, Reykjavik, Iceland

Gislason, Kari (2014) Take a journey to saga country, Reykjavik, Iceland. Escape, February(09).

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Abstract

A travel article about a journey to Reykholt in Western Iceland, once the farm of saga author Snorri Sturluson.

A TRIP back into snowbound Iceland's past in search of a famed warrior-poet throws up some old memories and fresh revelations for Kari Gislason

"The fish must sing." An odd idea, I know - one uttered by a merchant in a novel by Halldor Laxness. But it said no more than what every Icelander since the settlement had known. If you were going to live on the edge of the world, it paid to do something to remind the rest of the world you were still here...

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ID Code: 76450
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Additional Information:

The article appeared in the Escape supplement of the following print media:

"Journey to Saga Country," Sunday Mail (Brisbane) (9 February 2014): 28-29.
"Journey to Saga Country," Sunday Telegraph (9 February 2014): 24-25.

And online at "Take a Journey to Saga Country," heraldsun.com.au and other News Ltd sites (9 February 2014).

Keywords: Travel Writing, Creative Nonfiction, Iceland, Reykholt, Snorri Sturluson
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 News Ltd
Deposited On: 30 Sep 2014 23:36
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2014 22:46

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