The Resource The Brahmadells, Jóanes Nielsen ; translated from the Faorese by Kerri A. Pierce

The Brahmadells, Jóanes Nielsen ; translated from the Faorese by Kerri A. Pierce

Label
The Brahmadells
Title
The Brahmadells
Statement of responsibility
Jóanes Nielsen ; translated from the Faorese by Kerri A. Pierce
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fao
  • eng
Summary
One of the first Faroese books to be translated into English, The Brahmadells is an epic novel chronicling the lives of a particular family--nicknamed "the Brahmadells"--against the larger history of the Faroe Islands, from the time of Danish rule, through its national awakening, to its independence. Filled with colorful characters and various family intrigues, the novel incorporates a number of genres and styles as it shifts from individual stories to larger world issues. There are historical documents, including nineteenth-century medical journals, documents detailing the lives of real historical figures, digressions about religion, a measles outbreak, and many other travails, large and small. Epic in its scope, importance, and literary approach, The Brahmadells is a playful, engrossing look at life in an island nation whose rich history is relatively unknown to most English readers
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nielsen, Jóanes
Dewey number
839/.6993
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT7599.N54
LC item number
B7313 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pierce, Kerri A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Faroe Islands
Target audience
adult
Label
The Brahmadells, Jóanes Nielsen ; translated from the Faorese by Kerri A. Pierce
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
347 pages
Isbn
9781940953663
Lccn
2017027998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)974677696
  • 1714384
  • (OCoLC)ocn974677696
  • 1714384
Label
The Brahmadells, Jóanes Nielsen ; translated from the Faorese by Kerri A. Pierce
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
347 pages
Isbn
9781940953663
Lccn
2017027998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)974677696
  • 1714384
  • (OCoLC)ocn974677696
  • 1714384

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