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Vonir : söguþáttur frá Vesturheimi [Hope: Short Stories from the Western World]/ by/eftir Einar Hjörleifsson [i.e. E. H. Kvaran] (Bound together with Dóttir Veitingamannsins [Daughter of the Restauranteur], by Guðmundur Ragnar Ólafsson 1890-1969)

Kvaran, Einar Gísli Hjörleifsson, 1859-1938

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FIRST BOOK, in this two-book-in-one combination is Vonir: PUBLISHER: Reykjavík, Iceland : Aðal-útsala í Bókverzl. Sigf. Eymundssonar [Bókaverzlun Sigf. Eymundssonar], 1890. DESCRIPTION: 72 p. ; 16 cm. Canadiana. , 1890 . Subjects: Icelandic-Candian Literature; Icelandic Literature/Íslenskar bókmenntir; stories/Smásögur . Rebound and Very Good in half green cloth and black paper-over-boards. SECOND BOOK of this two-books-in one combination is Dóttir Veitingamannsins, 59 pages, a story or novella set in Iceland, by Guðmundur Ragnar Ólafsson 1890-1969 (Reykjavík : [s.n.], Prentsmidja D. Ostlunds, 1910. 16 cm. Both books are rare; with only one listing on Gegnir; only one copy of Vonir on Amicus; Dóttir Veitingamannsins is not listed on Amicus. Vonir was one of the first Icelandic language novels written in North America (Winnipeg, Canada) - on a Canadian motif; thus a very early and important item in this canon. The author (Kvaran) was a leading Icelandic novelist and critic who emigrated to Canada Canada in the 1880s, where he edited the pivotal Icelandic-Canadian newspaper Logberg, and he took a prominent role in Icelandic-Canadian community and political affairs; in 1891 he was selected President of the Icelandic Liberal Association of Manitoba. He returned to Iceland about 1895, after a ten year residency in Canada (Kristjanson). Stefan Einarson, in his History of Icelandic Prose Writers (Cornell University Press, p. 237) states that "Einar H. Kvaran, in America [read Canada] 1885-95 wrote his first masterpiece, Vonir (1890) in Winnipeg over a purely Icelandic-American [read Canadian] motif". N° de ref. de la librería 29832

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