Title: Hagalagđar : ljóđ [Salvage - Poetry] / eftir...
PUBLISHER: Winnipeg : O.S. Thorgeirsson, 1916. DESCRIPTION: 88 p. port. ; 17 cm. Very Good in card covers. Subjects: Poetry/Ljóð; Icelandic literature/Íslenskar bókmenntir. The author, a poet, lived in Dakota Territory and Winnipeg in the 1880s, later at Interbay near Seattle, Washington, and finally Blaine, Washington. She was te daughter of Jón Sigurðsson and Guðrún Samsonardóttir, born and raised in the West of Iceland, involved in early drama at Stykkishólmur and composed a play The Death of Kjartan Ólafsson. Her first book of poetry, Stúlka (Girl), was published in Akureyri in 1876. She immigrated to North America after 1880. This anthology of her poems was published in Winnipeg in 1916. On p. 5, she discusses Icelandic language issues in the new world. There is also a reference to O. S. Thorgeirsson, a Winnipeg publisher. On Aug 2, 1896, she gave a six-stanza poetic toast to Iceland to an audience in Victoria, B. C. (p.48-49); another toast was delivered to a public meeting in "the West" - i.e., Canada - see pp 51-53. Referenced in Hjartar, p. 29. Bookseller Inventory # 32895
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