Unexpected Fictions (Paperback)

New Icelandic Canadian Writing: New Icelandic Canadian Writing

By Kristjana Gunnars (Editor), Krisjana Gunnars (Editor)

Turnstone Press, 9780888011442, 98pp.

Publication Date: January 16, 1989

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Description

These nine short stories are written by well-known authors such as W.D. Valgardson, Martha Brooks, David Arnason, Kristjana Gunnars and Betty Jane Wylie. The collection showcases the work of the prairie Icelandic community and is wide-ranging, contemporary, and highly entertaining. The fictions are sometimes comic and sometimes melancholy, in the best tradition of a "round of storytelling." Gunnars' introduction raises questions about the function of fiction and the issues of ethnic writing.