In autumn 1955 nobel prize in literature winner, William Faulkner visited Iceland. The Cold War was raging on and Faulkner was a proud supporter of the American empire. Yet, the socialists in Iceland were fascinated by this robust, lively character. This book is also a fascinating work that describes the times and the culture of the Cold War in a lively comprehensive manner incorporating art, cinema, literature and a dash of politics. The book is Haukur Ingvarsson's doctorate thesis in literature. 

 

ISBN 9789935466280

Author Haukur Ingvarsson

Publisher Sögufélagið, 2021

Format Hardcover

Pages 491 

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