Orkneyinga Saga in Victorian Britain: A Tale of Three Projects
The third Shetland Museum and Archives Memorial Lecture, held in Lerwick, November 4th 2010.
Andrew Wawn is Emeritus Professor of Anglo-Icelandic literature at Leeds University. In his lecture "Orkneyinga Saga in Victorian Britain: A Tale of Three Projects" he discusses what inspired the Victorian interest in all things old northern. He focuses on various ventures to translate Orkneyinga saga including two projects involving Shetland scholars.
Publisher: Shetland Amenity Trust
No. of pages: 38