Kvæði [poems]/ by/eftir Bjarna Þorsteinsson from/frá Höfn [Hofn=town in Southern Iceland]

Ůorsteinsson, Bjarni, frß H÷fn, 1868-1943, Jˇnsson, GÝsli, 1876-1974 KvŠ­i

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PUBLISHER: Winnipeg : Börn Höfundarins, 1948. DESCRIPTION: 294 p. : port. ; 18 cm. NOTES: The author immigrated to Canada in 1903 and lived in Winnipeg and Selkirk; he wrote poetry and worked as a photographer (Beck, History of Icelandic poets). Prefatory remarks by Gísli Jónsson - Gísli (1876-1974.) immigrated to Winnipeg from Iceland in 1903 and was in charge of a printing establishment for many years (Beck, History of Icelandic poets). About Fine in blue cloth hardcover with gilt motif and lettering to front cover and gilt lettering to spine. SUBJECTS: (Considerable Canadian content - p.154 is poem "We Love You Canada"; on p. 158 is a poem re establishment of Icelandic National League for Canada and U. S.; a number of commemorative and memorial poems (e., pp. 171, 173) deal with Canadian Icelanders; also poem on Canada (ode to Canada) on p. 161; Anthology of Poetry; Þorsteinsson, Bjarni frá Höfn, 1868-1943. Bjarni Þorsteinsson 1868-1943. Contents: Meðal efnis: þýdd ljóð: Ólafur / J.G. Herder. - Dauðinn og ég : (úr þýsku). - Sævofan / H. Heine. - Á kirkjugarðsveggnum / Anna G. Baerg. - Djöfsi prettaður / Friedrich Ruckert. - Annabel Lee / Edgar Allan Poe. - Dan McGrew skotinn ; Eg líkbrenndi Sam McGee / Robert W. Service. - Páll litli / Victor Hugo; Ljóð þýdd á ensku: Iceland. - Northern Lights / Einar Benediktsson. - The nest / Þorsteinn Erlingsson. In Icelandic language, except for 5 pages of poems in English Language. Referenced in Hjartar, page 11. Peel (3rd Ed.) #7068. Bookseller Inventory # 34743

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