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Dasent, George Webbe Sir 1817-1896

Overview
Works: 277 works in 939 publications in 9 languages and 11,233 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Fiction  Folk tales  Dictionaries  Sagas  Folklore  Illustrated works  Picture books  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ8.A89, 398.2109481
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Most widely held works by George Webbe Dasent
The troll with no heart in his body and other tales of trolls from Norway by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen( Book )

141 editions published between 1858 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one of the Norwegian folk tales collected by Asbjørnsen and Moe telling of trolls, sprites, princesses, cinderlads, talking cats, and mountains made of glass
The three billy goats Gruff by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three billy goats Gruff outsmart the hungry troll who lives under the bridge
East o' the sun and west o' the moon by George Webbe Dasent( Book )

15 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl travels east of the sun and west of the moon to free her beloved prince from a magic spell
The cat on the Dovrefell : a Christmas tale by George Webbe Dasent( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trolls pay Halvor an annual Christmas visit until they encounter a great white cat
The story of Burnt Njal : from the Icelandic of the Njals saga by Njála( Book )

32 editions published between 1861 and 1923 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grammar of the Icelandic or old Norse tongue by Rasmus Rask( )

26 editions published between 1843 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains a reprint of the English translation (1843) by Sir George Webbe Dasent of Rask's Anvising till Isländskan eller Nordiska Fornspråket (1818). This re-edition, with an added bio-bibliography of Rask, should enable the linguist of today to obtain a fairly rounded picture of this important 19th-century scholar who, together with Bopp and Grimm, has justly been ranked among the founding fathers of the comparative-historical study of Indo-European languages. Rasmus Kristian Rask (1787-1832) did not occupy himself with historical linguistics alone as a comparativist, but also with
The story of Burnt Njal : the great Icelandic tribune, jurist, and consellor by Njála( Book )

29 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translation of the Icelandic saga, the main character of which is Burnt Njal; the saga was first written down in the 13th century
A collection of popular tales from the Norse and north German by George Webbe Dasent( Book )

28 editions published between 1906 and 2011 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mainly a translation of Asbjornsen's collection of Norse fairy tales
East o' the sun & west o' the moon : an old Norse tale( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl travels east of the sun and west of the moon to free her beloved prince from a magic spell
Icelandic sagas and other historical documents relating to the settlements and descents of the Northmen on the British Isles( Book )

21 editions published between 1887 and 1964 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from the fjeld. A second series of popular tales, from the Norse of P. Chr. Asbjörnsen by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen( Book )

20 editions published between 1874 and 1918 in English and Undetermined and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty-one Norse fairy tales, many of which are Norse variations of tales from other countries
An Icelandic-English dictionary : based on the ms. collections of the late Richard Cleasby by Richard Cleasby( Book )

12 editions published between 1869 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from the fjeld by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen( Book )

5 editions published between 1874 and 1970 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty-one Norse fairy tales, many of which are Norse variations of tales from other countries
D'Aulaires' book of Norwegian folktales by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one of the Norwegian folk tales collected by Asbjørnsen and Moe telling of trolls, sprites, princesses, cinderlads, talking cats, and mountains made of glass
The story of Burnt Njal by Njála( Book )

6 editions published between 1900 and 1949 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Burnt Njal by Njála( Book )

26 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Gisli the outlaw by George Webbe Dasent( Book )

10 editions published between 1866 and 2010 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vikings of the Baltic : a tale of the North in the tenth century by George Webbe Dasent( Book )

22 editions published between 1875 and 2012 in English and French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular tales from Norse mythology by George Webbe Dasent( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full of giants, trolls, heroes, and beautiful princesses, these 42 folktales include such favorites as "Temptations," "The Magician's Pupil," "Legend of Tannhũser," "The Outlaw," "The Widow's Son," and "The Goatherd."
Theophilus in Icelandic, Low German and other tongues from the mss. in the Royal library, Stockholm by George Webbe Dasent( Book )

13 editions published in 1845 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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East o' the sun and west o' the moon
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East o' the sun and west o' the moonA grammar of the Icelandic or old Norse tongueA collection of popular tales from the Norse and north GermanThe story of Burnt NjalPopular tales from Norse mythology
Alternative Names
Dasent, G.W.

Dasent, G. W. 1817-1896

Dasent, G. W. (George Webbe), Sir, 1817-1896

Dasent, George

Dasent, George W. 1817-1896

Dasent, George Webbe 1817-1896

Dasent, George Webbe 1817-1896 Sir

George Dasent

George Webbe Dasent Brits taalkundige (-)

George Webbe Dasent Brits taalkundige (1817-1896)

Webbe Dasent, George

Webbe Dasent, George 1817-1896

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