University of Manitoba - Faculty of Arts - Icelandic Language and Literature - Publications

Guttormur J. Guttormsson. Ten Plays─Tíu leikrit. Translated by Elin Thordarson and Christopher Crocker. “Introduction” by Madame Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, “Foreword” by Heather Alda Ireland, and “Afterword” by Elin Thordarson. Edited by Birna Bjarnadóttir and Gauti Kristmannsson. Winnipeg: KIND Publishing, 2014.

Originally published in Icelandic in 1930, this is a bilingual publication in English & Icelandic.

Garry "Morning Star" Raven. The Seven Teachings and More. Anishinaabeg share their traditional teachings with an Icelander. Collected by Björk Bjarnadóttir, “Foreword” by Peter Kulchyski, and illustrations by Gerald Folster. Edited by Becky Forsythe. Winnipeg: KIND Publishing, 2013.

Guðbergur Bergsson. Flatey─Freyr. Translated by Hans Brückner and Adam Kitchen. Edited & “Epilogue” by Birna Bjarnadóttir. Winnipeg: KIND Publishing, 2013.

Originally published in Icelandic in 1978, this publication is in Icelandic, English & German.

Birna Bjarnadóttir. Recesses of the Mind. Aesthetics in the Work of Guðbergur Bergsson. Translated by Kristjana Gunnars. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2012. 

David Gislason. The Fifth Dimension. A collection of poetry and translations. Edited & “Introduction” by Birna Bjarnadóttir. Winnipeg: KIND Publishing, 2010.

Birna Bjarnadóttir. a book of fragments. Foreword by George Toles. Illustrations by Cliff Eyland, Haraldur Jónsson and Guy Maddin. Winnipeg: KIND Publishing, 2009.

Helga Hilmisdóttir and Jacek Kozlowski. Beginner's Icelandic with 2CDs.  New York: Hippocrene Books, 2007.

Icelandic language learning: audio-visual & multimedia. 

My Parents. Memoirs of New World Icelanders. Translated by David Gislason, Árný Hjaltadóttir and Katelin Parsons.  Edited by Birna Bjarnadóttir and Finnbogi Guðmundsson.  University of Manitoba Press, 2007.

Originally published in Icelandic in 1956, this is a collection of memoirs written by second-generation Icelandic immigrants in North America.

Jón Jóhannesson. A History of the old Icelandic Commonwealth. Íslendinga Saga. Translated by Haraldur Bessason. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2007.

"The founding of the Old Icelandic Commonwealth in 930 AD is one of the most significant events in the history of early western Europe. This work of historiography provides a comprehensive history of Iceland from 870 AD to the end of the Commonwealth in 1262."

The Book of Settlements. Landnámabók. Translated by Hermann Pálsson and Paul Edwards. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2007.

"The Book of Settlements was originally compiled by the first Icelandic historians in the thirteenth century. It is a detailed description of individuals and daily life during the Icelandic Age of Settlement, and the chief source of information on the colonization of Iceland. This book is the translation of valuable historical material previously available only to those who read Old Icelandic."