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Dasent, George Webbe Sir 1817-1896

Overview
Works: 194 works in 802 publications in 8 languages and 10,553 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Folk tales  Dictionaries  Fiction  History  Folklore  Sagas  Records and correspondence  Sources 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: PZ8.A89, 398
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Most widely held works by George Webbe Dasent
East o' the sun and west o' the moon by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen( Book )

167 editions published between 1859 and 2015 in English and held by 3,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 7, 8, 9, e, i, s
The story of Burnt Njal : from the Icelandic of the Njals saga by Njáll Þorgursson( Book )

107 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cat on the Dovrefell : a Christmas tale by George Webbe Dasent( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trolls pay Halvor an annual Christmas visit until they encounter a great white cat
A collection of popular tales from the Norse and north German by George Webbe Dasent( Book )

20 editions published between 1906 and 2011 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mainly a translation of Asbjornsen's collection of Norse fairy tales
Icelandic sagas and other historical documents relating to the settlements and descents of the Northmen on the British Isles by Great Britain( Book )

34 editions published between 1887 and 1964 in 5 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Icelandic-English dictionary by Richard Cleasby( Book )

20 editions published between 1869 and 1969 in English and Icelandic and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Icelandic-English dictionary of the Old Icelandic language
The story of Gisli the outlaw( Book )

10 editions published between 1866 and 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grammar of the Icelandic or Old Norse tongue, tr. from the Swedish of Erasmus Rask by George Webbe Dasent by Rasmus Rask( Book )

11 editions published between 1843 and 1989 in English and held by 82 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
Mamma's black nurse stories : West Indian folklore by Mary Pamela Ellis Milne-Home( Book )

5 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroes of Iceland; adapted from Dasent's translation of "The story of Burnt Njal", the great Icelandic saga by Allen French( Book )

4 editions published between 1905 and 1931 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theophilus in Icelandic, Low German and other tongues from the mss. in the Royal library, Stockholm by George Webbe Dasent( Book )

11 editions published in 1845 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jest and earnest; a collection of essays and reviews by George Webbe Dasent( Book )

6 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from John Sterling to George Webbe Dasent, 1838-1844 by John Sterling( Book )

2 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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East o' the sun and west o' the moon
Alternative Names
Dasent, G. w

Dasent, G. W. 1817-1896

Dasent, George W. 1817-1896

Dasent, George Webbe 1817-1896

Dasent, George Webbe 1817-1896 Sir

Dasent, George Webbe, Sir, 1817-1896

George Dasent

George Webbe Dasent Brits taalkundige (1817-1896)

Webbe Dasent, George 1817-1896

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The story of Burnt Njal : from the Icelandic of the Njals sagaA collection of popular tales from the Norse and north GermanPopular tales from Norse mythology