Titre : Fögur er foldin : rćđur og erindi [The Fair ...
PUBLISHER: Reykjavík : Menningarsjóður, 1950. DESCRIPTION: 404 pagess.,  plate (portrait); 25 cm. Introduction by Gísli Jónsson: p. 5-8; afterword by Þorkell Jóhannesson: p. 401-402. The author was the leading Unitarian Minister among Icelandic Canadians during his career. Book sets out his views on a variety of issues. He includes a section in which he comments on the great Canadian poet Stephan G. Stephansson (pp. 363-370); then, on pages 26-35 he includes the text of his sermon on peace delivered on Canada's Remembrance Day; a section on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Unitarian Church in Canada and the U. S.; on p. 330-346 he writes ofn the significance of Thanksgiving Day. Neither Remembrance Day nor Thanksgiving are recognized in Iceland. Also, see pp 379-388 for the author's eulogy honouring Eyolfur Olson, an Icelandic Canadian pioneer who was among the first wave of settlers in New Iceland. SUBJECTS: Icelandic-Canadians; Icelandic Unitrian church in North America; Icelandic-Canadian Literature; Icelandic Literature/Íslenskar bókmenntir ; Religion; Ræður ; Ritgerðasöfn; Greinasöfn; Predikanir. Binding starting at several locations, otherwise Very Good in black cloth hardcover. Referenced in Hjartar, page 165. N° de réf. du libraire 30051
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