History and Fiction

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The last fifty years have seen a significant change in the focus of saga studies, from a preoccupation with origins and development to a renewed interest in other topics, such as the nature of the sagas and their value as sources to medieval ideologies and mentalities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge Companion to the Medieval Icelandic Saga
EditorsArmann Jakobsson, Sverrir Jakobsson
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9781472433305
Publication statusPublished - 14 Feb 2017

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    O'Connor, R. J. (2017). History and Fiction. In A. Jakobsson, & S. Jakobsson (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to the Medieval Icelandic Saga (pp. 88-110). Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Research-Companion-to-the-Medieval-Icelandic-Sagas/Jakobsson-Jakobsson/p/book/9781472433305