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Icelandic-Canadian poet, Stephan Gudmundsson Stephansson, 1853-1927

Kerry Wood

Icelandic-Canadian poet, Stephan Gudmundsson Stephansson, 1853-1927

a tribute

by Kerry Wood

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Published by [s.n. in Red Deer, Alta .
Written in English

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  • Stephan G. Stephansson -- 1853-1927.

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    Other titlesA tribute
    Statementby Kerry Wood.
    ContributionsStephan G. Stephansson 1853-1927.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12] p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17532786M


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Stephan G. Stephansson Icelandic-Canadian poet Stephan G. Stephansson was born in the Skagafjörður district of Northern Iceland on October 3rd, InStephansson and his family immigrated to North America—first homesteading in Shawano County, Wisconsin, then in Pembina County, North Dakota in   Kerry Wood, The Icelandic-Canadian poet, Stephan Gudmundsson Stephansson, a tribute (Red Deer,).Author: Matt Gaudet.

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Kerry Wood, The Icelandic-Canadian poet, Stephan Gudmundsson Stephansson, – a tribute(Red Deer,). Stephan G. Stephansson: Icelandic-Canadian Poet by Vidar Hreinsson. Calgary: Benson Ranch Inc., pp., illus., hardcover, $ In and the Icelandic literary scholar Vidar Hreinsson published his prize-winning two-volume biography of Icelandic-Canadian writer Stephan G.

Stephansson (). Stephan G. Stephansson () is regarded as one of the greatest poets in the history of Icelandic literature. Although he was born in Iceland, Stephansson produced almost all of his life’s work in a small Icelandic settlement in Alberta, Canada, where he made his living as a farmer.

The Icelandic-Canadian Poet Stephan Gudmundsson Stephansson A Tribute: Stephan G. Stephansson Kerry Wood, Self-published: Books - or: Kerry Wood,Stephan G. Stephansson. The Icelandic-Canadian Poet (subtitle: Stephan Gudmundsson Stephansson, ). Published by Kerry Wood as “A Tribute”.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Kerry Wood. Notable Realistic writers include the short-story writer Gestur Pálsson (–91), known for his satires, and the Icelandic-Canadian poet Stephan G.

Stephansson (–), noted for his sensitive way of dealing with the language and for his ironic vein. Einar Benediktsson must be mentioned here as an early proponent of Neo-romanticism. STEPHANSSON, STEPHAN GUDMUNDUR (Stefán Guðmundsson), farmer and poet; b.

3 Oct. near Víðimýri, Iceland, son of Guðmundur Stefánsson and Guðbjörg Hannesdóttir; m. 28 Aug. Helga Sigríður Jonsdóttir in Wisconsin, and they had five sons and three daughters; d. 10 Aug. near Markerville, Alta.

Stefán Guðmundsson was born on a rented farm, Kirkjuhóll, in the northern. Viðar Hreinsson's masterful biography of Icelandic-Canadian poet Stephan G. Stephansson () traces his remarkable life from Iceland to the United States to Canada.

Among the greatest poets in Icelandic history, he produced five volumes of poems in his : Vidar Hreinsson. Akrar Fljótum við þjóðveg 76 í Skagafirði. Gisting í svefnpokaplássi eða uppbúnum rúmum í gömlu íbúðarhúsi. Upplýsingar í síma eða Stephan G. Stephansson: Icelandic-Canadian Poet. Jón Sigurðsson’s Donation,and The annual prize of the Icelandic Academic Authors' Association for the best scholarly work (A two volume biography of Stephan G.

Stephansson). The Authors’ Library Fund Books: Comic Sagas and Tales from Iceland. Stephan G. Stephansson: Two Lands, One Poet. The Reflections of Stephan G. Stephansson Through Poetry. Bilingual publication in English & Icelandic. Birna Bjarnadóttir and Moorea Gray. “Foreword” by Jón Atli Benediktsson, “Introduction” by Mooréa Gray.

Reykjavík: Hin kindin and Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute. pages. book-publication (in Icelandic), although authors frequently publish in Reykjavik in order to bring their work before a larger Icelandic­ speaking audience. Easily the most important Icelandic-Canadian poet is Stephan G.

Stephansson (). Born in Iceland, at Kirkjuholl on. The Icelandic-Canadian, Stephan G. Stephansson, led a fascinating life. He was an immigrant, farmer, father and most notably a poet.

In Icelandic and Icelandic-Canadian communities, Stephansson’s poems are well known for their evocative images of landscapes and homesteading as well as passionate portrayals of his personal beliefs and. Stephan G. Stephansson: Icelandic-Canadian Poet and Freethinker.

Essay in Canadian Ethnic Studies Vol. XV, No. 1, Gladys L. Symons: Books - or: Gladys L. Symons. Notable realists include the short-story writer and social critic Gestur Palsson (–91); the Icelandic-Canadian poet Stephan G. Stephansson (–); and the anticlerical satirist and lyric poet Thorsteinn Erlingsson (–).

Stephan G. Stephansson From he lived in the Icelandic- Canadian community of Markerville, Alberta, within view of the Rockies. Stephan was successful farmer, a scolar and one of the Icelanders' formost poets.

Media in category "Stefán G. Stefánsson". In her book Stephan G. Stephansson: Selected Prose and Poetry (), Icelandic Canadian Kristjana Gunnars states that only a fool would take on the task of attempting to translate Stephansson.

Gunnars writes, I was most hesitant to take on the task. A translator of Stephansson has every reason to be hesitant. He is a difficult poet. List of Icelandic language poets is a list of poets that write or have written in the Icelandic language, either in Old Norse or a more modern form of Icelandic.

Hence the list includes a few Norwegians and an earl of the Orkney names given are usually each poet's first name and patronym, unless he or she is better known by a nickname or a chosen pen name.

The Icelanders were among the most literate of Canada's early minority immigrants. Even the poorest families had libraries, however modest. The recitation and composition of poetry was an esteemed avocation, and at least two Icelandic-Canadian poets, Guttormur J.

Guttormsson and Stephan G. Stephansson (), achieved fame in Iceland. Icelanders write more books per capita than any other nation, and approximately one in ten Icelanders have a book of some form published.

Icelanders also have the highest literacy rates in the world (with basically everyone with the capacity to be able to read knowing how to), and, even in times of poverty and hardship, have considered the.

First, I visited the Stephansson House Historic Site. Stephan Gudmundsson () and his wife Helga Jonsdottir, moved to America in (Shawano County, Wisconsin; North Dakota and finally Alberta in ).

A farmer by trade, Stephan G. was also a prolific writer. Stephansson, Stephan G. - Iceland/ Markerville, AB. Literature: The poet of the Rocky Mountains, having very little formal education, "became arguably the most philosophical among Icelandic poets, and his poetry has a great intellectual range." Much of his work was written at night so called Andvokur, often translated Wakeful Nights.

Amended blurb from : Viðar Hreinsson's masterful biography of Icelandic-Canadian poet Stephan G. Stephansson () traces his remarkable life from Iceland to the United States to. telling anecdote in a letter of 28 January to the poet Stephan G.

Stephansson () that attests to this unusual literary activity during the early stage in the growth of Western Icelandic or Icelandic-Canadian literature, as it is commonly designated: "Good Lord" (says my neighbor, old Jón Sveinsson, whenever he.

The piece sets texts by the Icelandic/Canadian poet Stephan G. Stephansson (–). Stephansson is popular in Alberta, where he is read in parallel English/Icelandic editions; on this recording the choir sing in Icelandic. Kristjana Gunnars also regularly publishes book reviews, feature articles, and journalism in World Literature Today, Journal of Canadian Poetry, Canadian Ethnic Studies, Canadian Literature, Prairie Fire, Contemporary Verse II, The Icelandic Canadian, Iceland Review, The Globe and Mail, Horizon Canada, and many others.

Wilhelm Kristianson states that this periodical was edited and published in Gimli, Canda, by Gisli M. Thompson, and "featured much high-class original poetry by icelandic-Canadian poets such as Stephan G. Stephansson, translations of popular novels and interesting and entertaining articles".

Canada poem by Stephan Stephansson. It was formerly believed on a seabattered shorethough the storm at home blastedthat in the distant west there still lay lands.

Page. Icelandic literature - Icelandic literature - The 17th century: In Iceland the foremost poet of the 17th century was Hallgrímur Pétursson, a Lutheran pastor who struggled against poverty and ill health. His Passíusálmar (; Hymns of the Passion) remains among the most popular books in Iceland.

The poet Stefán Ólafsson is remembered for both religious and secular works, the latter. AUTHOR: TITLE: IMPRINT # Tache, J.D. Collections des produits des eaux et forets du Bas-Canada: Québec: L.

Brousseau, p: The tale of the nativity as. Since then she has published 5 more novels, a collection of philosophical stories for children, a book of poetry and translated several novels by foreign authors.

In she published her short story collection named ‘ Á meðan hann horfir á þig ertu María mey’ or “ While He Watches You, You are the Virgin Mary ”.

When I was reading and commenting on Wakeful Nights, Vidar Hreinsson’s biography of Stephan G. Stephanson, I was puzzled by the importance that the Icelandic North American and Icelandic communities put ontowith a population of 33, in Canada, books of poetry are published in issues of copies or copies.

) have achieved a world-wide reputation, and such Icelandic-Canadian writers as Stephan G. Stephansson () and Guttormur J. Guttorms son (b. ) have received the highest honours in Iceland itself. Other nota ble members of the group are Johann Magnus Bjarnason, Johannes P.

This was at least the case with the poetry of Stephan G. Stephansson (–), a farmer who emigrated from Iceland to Canada at the end of the nineteenth century and taught himself to travel in world literature and the philosophy of both man and nature, also becoming a notable disciple of Emerson in the ranks of North American poets.

"About Icelandic Books and Manuscripts in North America" Hreinsson, Vidar; "The Philosophy of Integrity: "The Icelandic Academy," Stephan G. Stephansson, Halldór Laxness and Bill Holm's 'Music of Failure'" Gudsteinsdottir, Gudrun Bjork; Febru "Icelandic Canadian Literature in Iceland" Febru "The Tell-Tale.Icelandic literature, body of writings in Icelandic, including those from Old Icelandic (also called Old Norse) through Modern Icelandic.

Icelandic literature is best known for the richness of its classical period, which is equivalent in time to the early and medieval periods in western European.Erkundungen. 27 isländische Erzähler. Jakob Thorarensen, Pórbergur Pórdarson, Gudmundur Gislason Hagalin, Kristmann Gudmundsson, Halldór Laxness, Björn Blöndal.