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Deep freeze : the social and musical impact of the I{u00F0}unn Society on the Icelandic r{u00ED}mur tradition

{u00D3}lafsd{u00F3}ttir, Ragnhei{u00F0}ur


The I{u00F0}unn Society of Intoners and Versifiers, Kv{u0153}{u00F0}amannaf{u00E9}lagi{u00F0} I{u00F0}unn, was founded in Reykjav{u00ED}k, Iceland in 1929. The founders had migrated from the rural areas at the beginning of the century, looking for work. This study analyses how the I{u00F0}unn Society shaped the r{u00ED}mur tradition. R{u00ED}mur are regarded as part of Iceland's literary heritage, documented in written manuscripts with the oldest one dating from around 1380. Historically,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d611aa5aca51
Access Rights: Open Access


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