Grímur Thomsen (1820–1896) was a poet, politician, literature critic and historian and a prominent figure in Icelandic nineteenth century Iceland. He was however also a great enigma in many ways. A recluse and at the avant garde of changes in society at the same time. This book contains a number of essays by various academics dealing with this interesting character in celebration of his bicentenary anniversary.
Editors Sveinn Yngvi Egilsson & Þórir Óskarsson
Publisher Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag, 2022