The Resource Icelandic folktales and legends

Icelandic folktales and legends

Label
Icelandic folktales and legends
Title
Icelandic folktales and legends
Creator
Contributor
FHUd23gMZ9k
Compiler
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ice
  • eng
Summary
A translated selection devoted to supernatural beings, ghosts, and magic practices
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simpson, Jacqueline
Index
index present
LC call number
GR215
LC item number
.S46 1972b
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1819-1888
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jón Árnason
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales
  • Tales
  • Iceland
Label
Icelandic folktales and legends
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of selections from Íslenzkar pjóðsögur og a͡efintýri collected by J. Árnason and M. Grímsson
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The hidden people. The origin of elves. 1-2 -- The elfin fisherman -- The elfin woman in childbirth -- Dr Skapti Sæmundsson -- Playing "blind beggar" -- Lappa, the elfin cow -- The changeling who stretched -- "Let us take him!" -- Making a changeling -- Father of eighteen elves -- The child and the elf-woman -- The church builder at Reynir -- The girl at the shieling -- The red-headed whale -- Hild, queen of the elves -- The elves' dance on New Year's Eve -- The sisters and the elves -- The elves at the crossroads -- The elves move house -- "My old woman must be paid."
  • Trolls. Blessing the cliffs -- The ogress of Mjoafjord -- Some she-trolls -- The shepherdess and the trolls -- The old man of the cliff -- Gilitrutt -- How Kraka lost her lover -- Trunt, Trunt, and the trolls in the fells -- The ballads of Andri and the hymns of Hallgrim -- The night-troll -- The origin of Drangey Island -- Bergthor of Blafell -- The giantess's staff -- Gryla
  • Water-dwellers. Then the mermen laughed -- The sea-cows -- The water horse -- The water horse hears his name -- The water horse made to work -- The seal's skin -- The water-snake of Lagarfljot
  • Ghosts. "Mother mine, don't weep, weep" -- "Isn't it fun in the dark!" -- The lovers -- Murder will out -- Jon Flak -- Burning the coffins -- "Give me my bone, Gunna!" -- "My jawbones!" -- The dead man's nightcap -- The bridegroom and the dead man -- The miserly ghost -- The boy who knew no fear -- The deacon of Myrka -- The ghost's son -- The girl who turned in her grave -- The woman in the red cap -- Mori, the ghost of Irafell
  • Black magic. How to raise the dead -- The vertebra -- The neckbone on the knife -- The wizards of the Vestmanna Isles -- The priest and the farmer -- How Petur got a wall-eye -- The black death -- Thorgeir's bull -- Lappish breeches -- The tide-mouse -- The carrier -- The speaking spirit -- Sitting out at crossroads -- Animal plagues -- The witch's bridle -- Thor's hammer
  • Buried treasure. The treasure of Fagriholl -- The chest of gold -- The dreamer and the treasure
  • God and the devil. What Old Nick got out of man -- Old Hornie tried to make a man -- The halibut, the lumpsucker, and the jellyfish -- Old Nick speaks Latin -- The goblin on the church-beam -- The dance in Hruni Church -- "My Jon's soul."
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 206 pages
Isbn
9780520021167
Lccn
71172391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00456749
  • (OCoLC)ocm00456749
Label
Icelandic folktales and legends
Publication
Note
Translation of selections from Íslenzkar pjóðsögur og a͡efintýri collected by J. Árnason and M. Grímsson
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The hidden people. The origin of elves. 1-2 -- The elfin fisherman -- The elfin woman in childbirth -- Dr Skapti Sæmundsson -- Playing "blind beggar" -- Lappa, the elfin cow -- The changeling who stretched -- "Let us take him!" -- Making a changeling -- Father of eighteen elves -- The child and the elf-woman -- The church builder at Reynir -- The girl at the shieling -- The red-headed whale -- Hild, queen of the elves -- The elves' dance on New Year's Eve -- The sisters and the elves -- The elves at the crossroads -- The elves move house -- "My old woman must be paid."
  • Trolls. Blessing the cliffs -- The ogress of Mjoafjord -- Some she-trolls -- The shepherdess and the trolls -- The old man of the cliff -- Gilitrutt -- How Kraka lost her lover -- Trunt, Trunt, and the trolls in the fells -- The ballads of Andri and the hymns of Hallgrim -- The night-troll -- The origin of Drangey Island -- Bergthor of Blafell -- The giantess's staff -- Gryla
  • Water-dwellers. Then the mermen laughed -- The sea-cows -- The water horse -- The water horse hears his name -- The water horse made to work -- The seal's skin -- The water-snake of Lagarfljot
  • Ghosts. "Mother mine, don't weep, weep" -- "Isn't it fun in the dark!" -- The lovers -- Murder will out -- Jon Flak -- Burning the coffins -- "Give me my bone, Gunna!" -- "My jawbones!" -- The dead man's nightcap -- The bridegroom and the dead man -- The miserly ghost -- The boy who knew no fear -- The deacon of Myrka -- The ghost's son -- The girl who turned in her grave -- The woman in the red cap -- Mori, the ghost of Irafell
  • Black magic. How to raise the dead -- The vertebra -- The neckbone on the knife -- The wizards of the Vestmanna Isles -- The priest and the farmer -- How Petur got a wall-eye -- The black death -- Thorgeir's bull -- Lappish breeches -- The tide-mouse -- The carrier -- The speaking spirit -- Sitting out at crossroads -- Animal plagues -- The witch's bridle -- Thor's hammer
  • Buried treasure. The treasure of Fagriholl -- The chest of gold -- The dreamer and the treasure
  • God and the devil. What Old Nick got out of man -- Old Hornie tried to make a man -- The halibut, the lumpsucker, and the jellyfish -- Old Nick speaks Latin -- The goblin on the church-beam -- The dance in Hruni Church -- "My Jon's soul."
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 206 pages
Isbn
9780520021167
Lccn
71172391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00456749
  • (OCoLC)ocm00456749

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